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Look after your tyres in the lockdownShutterstock

How to care for your car tyres while not driving

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The condition of your tyres can suffer when a car is not being used. Here's how to keep them healthy during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Tyre emissions 1,000-times worse than exhaust emissionsNissan

Tyre pollution could be 1,200 times WORSE than exhaust emissions

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A new study has revealed that emissions from your tyres could actually be 1,200 times worse than those coming from your car’s exhaust.
Skoda Octavia taxi with illegal part worn tyres

Taxi with illegal part-worn tyres approved by councils

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Four councils in the North West of England have been exposed for issuing taxi licenses for a Skoda Octavia fitted with four illegal part-worn tyres.
Tyre emissions can be 1,000 times those allowed from exhaustsAston Martin

Tyre emissions 1,000 times WORSE than exhausts

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Testing has revealed a shocking levels of particulate emissions from tyres, by comparison to those allowed from car exhausts
Motorists' poor knowledge around winter tyresShutterstock

1 in 10 drivers don’t know what winter tyres are

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Research reveals many motorists haven't heard of winter tyres, despite their potentially huge benefits for traction and grip in colder weather.
Get a Grip tyre campaign to get young drivers educatedShutterstock

Driving school to teach the importance of tyres

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Tired of hearing about how important tyres are? Tough, says a driving school, which aims to get the message across early to new drivers.
Car tyres a stealthy source of ocean pollutionShutterstock

Car tyres a ‘stealthy source‘ of ocean pollution

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Ocean drive: car tyres are a major source of microplastics found in our marine environment – and the problem is only going to get worse.
Tyre tread depthShutterstock

One in ten drivers don’t know what tyre tread depth means

From the legal limits, to the very meaning of some tyre terminology, some of us are in the dark when it comes to our tyres
How to buy the right tyres for your carMotoring Research

How to buy the right tyres for your car

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Tyres are the only part of a car that touches the road, so buying the right ones is important. Here’s what you need to know
Highways England giving the M1 recycled tyre surfaceShutterstock

M1 motorway is being resurfaced with recycled tyres

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A new road surface that recycles old tyres is being trialled on the M1 motorway by Highways England, as a test of its durability