Over the past two years we have seen extensive cold weather and whilst many are wary of the extra costs of winter tyres they are definitely aware of the costs caused by potholes like the one displayed below.
Hitting a pothole can cause serious damage to a tyre and even cause problems such as cuts and bulges in the ... [ Read: Tyre Checks Can Help Fight Against Potholes in Roads ]
Whenever somebody first sets eyes on a Monster Truck or vehicle of similar gargantuan proportions the first thing to be commented on are the four 60” high tyres propping the truck up. Despite the trucks paintwork, chassis or custom build its normally the tyres which instantly steal the lime light.
The reason for this is that they are as ... [ Read: Monster Truck Tyres ]
The Saudi tyre market is easily the largest in the Middle East, with over 13million tyres and tubes being imported on an annual basis. Recent statistics provided by the US Commercial Service’s Saudi Arabia: Automotive Tire Industry shows that the good times are set to continue in the future, with a yearly growth of 12 per cent predicted ... [ Read: Growth Predicted in Saudi Tyre Market ]
Last time it was October Tyre Safety Month but this month it is all about Bike Tyre Safety with TyreSafe continuing to highlight the key aspects of tyre safety.
Take a look at these top ten tips to stay safe on the road:
It is recommended to continually check tyre pressure and inflated to ensure they are correct
Inspect tyres for ... [ Read: This Month’s Top 10 Tips For Bike Tyre Safety ]
The return of Pirelli to Formula One has generated news headlines across the world, with a number of F1 drivers voicing safety concerns on the back of high degradation rates and the resulting discarded rubber which is littering the track. This is a massive change from the Bridgestone tyres of the previous season that could last for a ... [ Read: The Return of Pirelli and the Asteroid Attack ]
The F1 season finally got underway on the weekend at Melbourne, Australia. Everybody was eager to see the pecking order for the 2011 Formula One season. The eventual winner was the champion Vettel, again in the very fast Red Bull, leading Hamilton in the McLaren.
Besides how fast each team’s car was, the other interesting aspect was the effect ... [ Read: Pirelli Degrading Tyres Causing Interesting F1 Results ]
Following on from the road rage infographic we recently posted, we have been alerted to this infographic that provides statistics from the DFT and other road safety studies regarding the dangers of driving.
Infographic by autonetinsurance.co.uk
Its interesting to see how many incidents there are in the North, I guess the roads can be a bit more hilly in the ... [ Read: Statistical Dangers of Driving in an Infographic ]
With the upcoming release of Drive Angry 3D, starring Nicolas Cage, we have an infographic all about road rage and a free competition for you in which you can win a pair of cinema tickets to watch Drive Angry 3D!
Tyre Blog Drive Angry Road Rage Competition
All you need to do is click the button below / manually tweet ... [ Read: Drive Angry? Road Rage Statistics Infographic ]
We have received a tip off for a competition that may interest any of the off-roaders that read the Tyre Blog. After all we love a bit of motorsport and we’ve written about off-road driving before, albeit based on the mad antics of James May. The competition is being run by Continental Tyres who are launching an exciting ... [ Read: Continental Tyres 4×4 Competition ]
The Super Bowl always gets a massive audience from fans of the sport but also people who wish to see the new advertisments and commercials that are a big part of the show.
This year, Bridgestone seemed to have walked away with the most popular commercial with their “Reply-all” advert.
Watch the embedded YouTube video below:
Bridgestone are playing on the ... [ Read: Bridgestone Super Bowl Commercial ]