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Do Winter Tyres Count as a Modification for Insurance Purposes?

When you buy winter tyres from an online company such as Oponeo, probably the last thing on your mind was the need to inform your insurer. After all, winter tyres will make driving in challenging cold weather conditions much safer, right? Intriguingly and perhaps a little confusingly, failing to inform your insurer that you’ve fitted […]

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Volvo Winter Tyres

WINTER TYRES VERSUS STANDARD TYRES IN VOLVO’S CELEBRITY SNOWDOME SHOWDOWN Volvo Car UK invites Louise Thompson, star of TV’s Made in Chelsea, to demonstrate the effectiveness of winter tyres when driving in snow Louise swapped Tignes for Tamworth to find a more exclusive way of returning to a snowcapped ski slope summit – a Volvo […]

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WINTER TYRE SAFETY TIPS

DELTICOM: BE PREPARED FOR WINTER – TYRE SAFETY TIPS The winter months are with us now and with them comes the prospect of ice, snow, and frost.  Just at the moment the UK is also experiencing a substantial increase in rainfall levels, all of which can expose badly worn or illegal tyres – particularly those […]

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Let it snow – Winter Driving Tips

STAY COOL THIS WINTER WITH EUROPCAR’S DRIVING TIPS   the roads, Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe, has compiled a handy checklist of tips for motorists to keep safe when out on the roads.

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Audi Winter Tyres

AVOID SEASONAL SLIP UPS WITH AUDI WINTER WHEEL AND TYRE PACKAGES Audi models can benefit from major gains in traction, control and safety with approved winter tyre and wheel options

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SUZUKI COLD WEATHER TYRE PROGRAMME PUTS SAFETY FIRST – AND NOW AT A LOWER PRICE

Rain, snow and sub-zero conditions make winter the most hazardous time of year on the road. Suzuki GB PLC is keen to ensure drivers are well-equipped to tackle the worst the weather can throw at them by offering a great value winter tyre promotion with prices on average 10 per cent lower than last Winter […]

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CHILLING TEMPERATURE STATISTICS HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANCE OF COLD WEATHER TYRES

Despite what felt like a relatively mild winter for much of the UK, detailed weather analysis has shown that temperatures dropped below seven degrees Celsius during prime commuting hours on 147 separate days between 1 October 2011 and 31 March 2012. The statistics, which have been provided by the Met Office, cover temperatures in 10 […]

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MONDIAL ASSISTANCE UK URGES MOTORISTS TO THINK SAFETY ABOVE COST WHEN IT COMES TO WINTER TYRES

Pan-European roadside assistance expert, Mondial Assistance, reveals that UK motorists are ignoring the safety and performance benefits of winter tyres, despite continuing news of a big freeze creeping across Britain. Whilst recent government figures reported that over 18,000 road accidents in the UK were caused by snow or ice* in winter. 66% of motorists surveyed […]

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

This year the Car manufacturers have undertaken notable marketing efforts to increase the awareness of people about winter driving conditions. Many motor manufacturers have provided drivers with useful information relating to safe driving tips in winter weather.

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Mini and Winter Tyres Video

MINI’s winter tyres have been specially engineered to operate much better than summer tyres at temperatures below 7°C. MINI’s winter tyres contain more natural rubber in their compound and a different mix of silica as well as featuring special    grooves. This allows them to retain flexibility at much lower temperatures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7-zsVxQC5g

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Mini Winter Tyres Video

All MINIs are fitted with summer tyres as standard, providing excellent levels of grip, acceleration, braking, comfort and fuel economy in normal road conditions. Summer tyres operate best at    temperatures above 7°C. However, once the Great British Winter    sets in and air temperatures drop to near freezing the rubber in    summer tyres hardens, detracting from […]

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DON’T GIVE WINTER TYRES THE COLD SHOULDER

As temperatures plummet across the whole of the UK, TyreSafe is urging motorists to ‘warm’ to winter weather tyres to stay safe on the roads. Following one of the warmest autumns on record, winter has now arrived and with it air temperatures, which are crucial to how a tyre performs, have plunged. When temperatures drop […]

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THE TIME – AND TEMPERATURES – ARE RIGHT FOR A TOYOTA TYRE CHANGE

Cold snap focuses attention on the benefits of fitting winter tyres The weather maps are changing to hues of blue as the onset of winter makes itself felt. With icy roads and snow storms now part of the UK weather pattern, drivers have a timely reminder of the value of switching their Toyota to tyres […]

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HONDA HELPS KEEP DRIVERS ON THE MOVE THIS WINTER

Honda drivers can be ready when the cold weather comes thanks to a new winter care programme, which includes a seasonal health check, a full winter service and the opportunity to purchase a pair of tyre snow socks.

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COOPER TIRE EUROPE URGES DRIVERS TO MAKE AN EARLY SWITCH TO WINTER TYRES

Cooper Tire Europe offers a number of winter tyre options designed to enhanced performance and improve grip during the winter months, and is encouraging motorists to prepare their vehicles for the winter weather sooner rather than later.

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AVOID DICE ON THE ICE WITH MINI WINTER TYRES

MINI’s Winter Tyre Programme helps motorists cope with the worst that Jack Frost can throw at them. With average British winter temperatures dipping below 7°C, this winter MINI is dedicated to helping drivers stay on the roads, regardless of weather, with its Winter Tyre Programme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7-zsVxQC5g

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STAY SAFE ON THE ROADS THIS WINTER WITH VAUXHALL MASTERFIT’S SAFETY CHECK

Winter Safety Check includes visual assessment and fluid top-ups Free Autoglym Winter Care Pack for each Winter Safety Check customer Suggested retail price of safety check just £35 With cold winter weather on the horizon, Vauxhall owners can make sure their car is ready for any adverse conditions with Vauxhall MasterFit’s Winter Safety Check.

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ICE DRIVING TIPS

Driver training specialist IAM Drive & Survive is offering weekly motoring tips to drivers from its head of training, Simon Elstow. This week, he is advising on driving on ice. Elstow said: “Now is the time to start thinking about how to deal with wintry weather, so that when it comes along you are ready […]

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PREPARING FOR THE WINTER MONTHS PEUGEOT LAUNCHES ITS COLD WEATHER TYRE SERVICE

The Winter months and lower temperatures are not far away, so Peugeot UK is following in the tyre tracks of its continental counterparts by launching its own Cold Weather Tyre Programme. Incredibly, the life expectancy of cold weather tyres at temperatures below 7°c is increased by up to 40 per cent and, obviously, if used […]

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VOLKSWAGEN WINTER TYRE PROGRAMME HELPS CUSTOMERS TO GET A GRIP

Volkswagen UK is supporting tyre safety organisation TyreSafe’s campaign and encouraging drivers to be safer than ever this winter, with the launch of a winter tyre programme that offers customers a cost-effective way of getting the right tyres on their vehicles.

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SEAT BACKS TYRESAFE WINTER TYRE CAMPAIGN

Sporty car maker SEAT may be synonymous with its sunny Spanish homeland but here in the UK, as another potentially tough winter approaches, the Brand is supporting TyreSafe’s campaign to highlight the major safety benefits of winter tyres.

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NEW WINTER WHEEL AND TYRE PROGRAMME KEEPS AUDI DRIVERS IN THE GROOVE

UK Product Communications – Milton Keynes Winter tyre and wheel sets for key Audi models bring major gains in traction, control and safety in treacherous conditions

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