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Why are my tyres wearing so quickly?

Replacing worn tyres — we know it has to be done, but most of us do it with a sigh. Tyres aren’t cheap (even BK Tyres’ competitively priced ones), and we’d much rather spend our money on something else. The… read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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