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What Are the Dangers of Under Inflated Car Tyres?

Driving on incorrectly inflated tyres can cause problems both in terms of vehicle performance and road safety.

Given that 60% of people do not know what the legal car tyre tread depth limit is, it comes as little surprise that most of us do not know what the correct tyre pressure is for our vehicles either. The vehicles manual is usually a good place to start to find the correct pressures although failing that any garage should also be able to provide you with this information. Ideally, all car tyres should be checked at least once a month and at the beginning of any long journey using a tyre pressure gauge. It is also worth remembering that there are usually 2 correct pressures; one for ‘normal’ driving and one for ‘loaded’ driving, which is usually when the vehicle is loaded with passengers or is carrying a particularly heavy load.

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Tyre Spot Ltd has been supplying and fitting car tyres in the Newcastle area for over 30 years. Today they have 9 branches across the Newcastle area and a website that allows users to purchase tyres online and book their vehicle in to their nearest Tyre Spot branch for fitment. Tyre Spot provide a wide range of tyres from premium brands to cheaper, budget brand car tyres as well as providing additional vehicle services such as exhausts, brakes, MOTs (which can also be booked online) and servicing.

Car Tires, Your Link With The Road

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Everything in this day and age is available to purchase online from video games to property, with the general advantage of lower prices. Car tyres are no exception from this rule and in choosing to purchase your vehicles tyres online it can save you lots of money. With tyre fitting partners all over the country it really is the complete service that you have been waiting for. Mobile fitting vans are also out in force so you may not even need to visit a garage to have your new tyres fitted! Online tyre retailers offer cheap tyres and great service, just make sure you follow our top tips and grab yourself a bargain.

We hope this gives you a better insight into buying UK tyres online. Using this advice will hopefully save you money and allow you to purchase premium tyres for the same cost as cheap tyres.

Choosing the Right Car Tyres For Your Vehicle

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There are many different types of car tyres. The one you choose will depend on factors such as the make of car, driving style, where you live, the time of year and how your car is used.

For instance if you spend a lot of your working day driving up and down the motorways, you will need a hard wearing tyre that doesn't create a lot of noise. If you live in the countryside a tyre that provides better grip on muddy roads would be more suitable.

This article identifies five different types of car tyres and highlights some of the differences between them:

1) Standard/ All Season Tyre

Your car was probably driven out of the factory on all season tyres. It is an average tyre that is suitable for all year round use. It works equally well in the wet and the dry.

The tread block pattern is designed not to be noisy when used on standard roads but enables adequate water dispersion to provide grip in wet conditions.

Mud tyres are an extreme type of all terrain tyres, designed to be used in mud and dirt. They have very large tread block patterns that are only suitable for driving on that type of terrain.

5) Run Flat Tyres

Run flat tyres are a relatively new concept but are now becoming more common on new cars. They are designed to minimise the loss of handling that occurs after a puncture.

The car tyre can operate without air to enable the vehicle to continue to be driven. However this is only suitable for a short distance and at a reduced speed, until the tyre can be safely changed.

For further advice consult a car tyre specialist who will provide you with impartial advice on the best tyres for your vehicle.

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