Check tyre wear before taking your MOT

It's time to take my MOT

Do you need to pass your MOT soon? Find out more about the tyre checks involved: minimum tread depth, approved sizes, front and rear tyre compatibility etc. Learn how to detect signs of damaged or worn out tyres that could cause your vehicle to fail its test and above all put you at risk.

Cracking and ageing of tyres

How to assess and slow down tyre ageing

Do you generally check your tread depth to know when to replace tyres? Did you know that other factors are just as impor...

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What you need to consider before changing tyre size

There are many reasons why you might want to change your tyre size. For example, if you’re looking to fine tune your veh...

Is it okay to fit tyres with different levels of wear?

So you've punctured a tyre and you're wondering if you can replace just the one tyre without changing the rest? Or maybe...

How to detect abnormal tyre wear

Are you wondering if the condition of your tyres is normal? Do certain sections of the tread seem to be more worn than o...

Tyre bulges: not to be ignored!

Has a bulge formed on the sidewall of your tyre? Find out how to avoid an imminent blowout and a possible accident....

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Approval markings: are your tyres compliant?

Before buying a tyre, you may want check its quality, origin, date of manufacture and approval for use in the UK and abr...

2 options to change your tyre size legally and safely

Are you wondering what flexibility you have in terms of changing your tyre size? Perhaps you’re looking to save money by...

3 simple techniques to measure tread depth in under a minute

Wondering if your tyres are still in good condition? Find out how to measure their tread depth to make sure you’re withi...

When to change your tyres

Have you been using the same tyres for a while? How can you tell if they’re still in good condition or if you need to ch...

Flat spot: how to avoid tyre deformation after parking for a long time

After leaving your vehicle parked for a few days, or even a few weeks, do you feel your vehicle shakes slightly for the ...