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M+S tyres compulsory for German roads in winter

NO, this isn’t Marks & Spencer moving into the tyre business – it’s a change to German traffic regulations meaning that as from Saturday, December 4, all trucks over 3.5 tonnes and buses with more than eight seats must use Mud and Snow (M+S) tyres on their driven axles on roads covered with ice, hard-packed […]

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TyreSafe adds its voice to winter tyre rumpus

Tests have proven winter tyres work better below seven degrees. THE UK’s leading tyre safety organisation, TyreSafe, has added its voice to the growing chorus of criticism of insurance companies who are hiking premiums for motorists wanting to fit winter tyres to their cars. TyreSafe says it is concerned and disappointed at reported additional premiums […]

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Winter tyres ‘are the sensible option’

THERE has been a lot of debate in the last few days about winter tyres, and the insurance industry’s attitude to them. RoadSafe is reminding UK motorists that winter tyres improve grip in wet, cold, icy and snowy conditions. Winter tyres can be used all year round, but it is in cooler, wetter conditions that […]

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