Get a grip on the world of tyres at the BK Tyres blog. It’s where we share our latest top tips, news and views, as well as keeping you updated on all things tyre-related. Happy browsing!

Brexit, EU labels and your tyres

The EU is planning new rules on tyre labelling and, despite Brexit, the UK government will probably adopt them. We look at why that’s sparked a controversy. Whatever you think about Brexit, you have to agree with one thing: you… read more

Burning Issue: Why Tyre Fires are Bad News

Yesterday’s tyre blaze in Salford produced a spectacular plume of smoke, disrupted train services and prompted a warning for nearby residents to shut their doors and windows. Nasty though it was, firefighters quickly brought the blaze under control. But in… read more

Company Focus: Hankook Tire

Every so often, we like to draw attention to less well-known tyre companies making great products. We’re talking about the sort of manufacturers that car enthusiasts know, but the wider public might not. A few months back, we blogged about… read more

Research shows poor tyre care costs lives

A groundbreaking research study has revealed the serious, and sometimes tragic, consequences of poor tyre care. We take a look at its findings. Just a few weeks ago, we wrote a post on the costs of underinflated tyres. We argued… read more

Aquaplaning and your tyres

Aquaplaning — it always sounds like something that you might do on a Mediterranean beach holiday.  But aquaplaning in your car is no fun at all. At best it’s alarming; at worst, it can result in a serious accident. After… read more

The true costs of underinflated tyres

In this post, we look at what happens when your tyres are underinflated and try to get to the bottom of how much it could cost you. Underinflated tyres and fuel costs You’ve heard that not keeping on top of… read more

Potholes and your tyres, Part Two

In Part One of this post, we looked at the size of the pothole problem in the UK and what the little blighters can do to your vehicle. This time, we’ll look at what you should look out for following… read more

Potholes and your tyres: it’s not good news

In this two-part post, we’ll look at everyone’s favourite road defect — the pothole. In this section, we look at the extent of the extent of the problem in the UK and the damage potholes can inflict on your vehicle…. read more

The BK Tyres Star Buy: GT Radial Tyres

GT Radial tyres are currently our Star Buy. These are great mid-range tyres that offer performance without the price tag. What’s more, they’re currently available with a lifetime warranty against accidental damage. GT Radial — the unknown tyre giants. Most… read more