I’ve lost my locking wheel nut key — how can I change a flat tyre?


"The key to my locking wheel nut is missing; now I have a flat tyre and cannot change it. Any ideas?"
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How to check and inflate your tyres


Tyres are arguably a car’s most important safety feature. Here's how to check car tyre pressure and put air in them.
The five best winter tyres

Seven of the best winter tyres for 2022


With snow falling, some drivers across the country are once again questioning whether or not this is the year to invest in winter tyres.
Black Friday tyre deals: what discounts to expect this winter

Black Friday tyre deals: what discounts to expect


TYRES might not be the first product you think of shopping for come sale season, but Black Friday tyre deals can help save some much needed cash.
RDTS safety device from Coventry University blasts water away from car tyres as you drive to provide grip in wet weather

Safety device blasts water away as you drive


A new device that blows water away from tyres on wet roads could prove the difference between life and death, according to the inventors.
What you need to know before changing wheel sizes

What you need to know before changing the size of the...


Changing the wheel and tyre size of your car affects more than just the look of the vehicle — fitting huge wheels and tyres à la Pimp My Ride...
Bridgestone future city

Bridgestone's city of the future shown at CES


Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has set out its vision for a city focused around sustainable mobility.
Bridgestone and ETB debut monthly tyre subscription

Bridgestone launches monthly tyre subscriptions


Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone and ETB autocentres have launched Mobox, a monthly subscription service for premium tyres, in the UK.
US driver with crushed hands rescued after dialling 911 with her feet

Driver with crushed hands dials 911 with her feet


A quick-thinking driver found a clever way of contacting the emergency services, after trapping her hands while changing a tyre on her car.

Decade-old tyres could be banned from next year


Road tyres that are 10 years or older could soon be outlawed from UK roads, if proposed legislation is given the green light.
Bridgestone's new Enliten tyres improve electric car range, reduce petrol and diesel emissions

Bridgestone's new tyres improve electric car range


Bridgestone has launched a new tyre that it claims allows electric cars to go further per charge, and improves the fuel consumption and CO2.
"Luckiest person in the world" survives lorry wheel smashing through windscreen

'Luckiest person in the world' survives tyre smash


Police in Lancashire were left gobsmacked when a Peugeot 2008 driver emerged almost unscathed after a lorry tyre smashed through the windscreen.
Incredible 1958 Golden Sahara II future car had light-up tyres and a remote control

Golden Sahara 2 had light-up tyres, remote control


The Golden Sahara II was a shining example of 1950s future car visions, with self-driving tech and glowing tyres.