Tag: Tyre Safety Month

Goodyear, HiQ support Tyre Safety Month at Birmingham Business Park

Goodyear, HiQ support Tyre Safety Month at Birmingham Business Park

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Goodyear supported October’s Tyre Safety Month by checking the tyre treads of more than 850 vehicles on Birmingham Business Park, supported by local tyre and autocare centre, HiQ Easy Autos. A team of eight trained Goodyear and HiQ Easy Autos employees took to the car parks of several businesses on the park including Rolls Royce, Arval, Adecco and SSP to measure the tread depths on vehicles, leaving an advice leaflet on every car checked.

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TyreSafe laments illegal tyre figures, promotes tyre safety month

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Commenting on road safety statistics showing that tyres cause more than 1000 casualties and 183 deaths a year, TyreSafe chairman Stuart Jackson lamented the reality that the figures have not gone down during the NTDA Tyre Industry Conference.

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PCL reminds drivers about correctly inflated tyres

PCL reminds drivers about correctly inflated tyres

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Pneumatic Components (PCL), the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pneumatic and tyre inflation systems, is reminding drivers of the importance of having correctly inflated tyres this Tyre Safety Month (October).

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Two PRCA Dare Awards for Protyre tyre safety campaign

Two PRCA Dare Awards for Protyre tyre safety campaign

10th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Last year’s Tyre Safety Month campaign from Protyre picked up two PRCA Dare Awards at the PRCA Midlands Awards Ceremony in Birmingham last Wednesday. Together with public relations agency WAA Chosen, Protyre was honoured by PRCA in the Digital & Social Media Campaign of The Year and Integrated Campaign of The Year awards categories.

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TyreSafe sets date for 2018 Briefing, Awards

TyreSafe sets date for 2018 Briefing, Awards

5th January 2018 | 0 Comments

TyreSafe has named Thursday 12 July as the date for the Tyre Safety Month Briefing and TyreSafe Awards 2018. Both events will take place at the Belfry Hotel & Resort, Wishaw in the West Midlands.

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Blackcircles.com now an official TyreSafe supporter

7th November 2017 | 0 Comments

As Tyre Safety Month 2017 comes to a close, TyreSafe has announced that the UK’s largest online tyre retailer, Blackcircles.com, has added its official support to the charity’s campaign to raise awareness of the importance of regular tyre maintenance checks.

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TyreSafe: Think of the cost of part-worn tyres, not the price

25th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Motorists shouldn’t need to be reminded of this, but it seems they do – safety should be the primary concern when replacing tyres. This is the message from TyreSafe this Tyre Safety Month, and the organisation emphasises that although part-worn tyres may appear to be a cheaper option, numerous studies and investigations it and Trading Standards have carried out give reason to question the roadworthiness of these products. In the most recent actions, 93 per cent of part-worns inspected were sold illegally, and more than have possessed safety-critical faults.

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Regular tyre checks a ‘win-win’, says TyreSafe

20th October 2017 | 0 Comments

According to TyreSafe, drivers are increasing their motoring costs as well as the risk of being involved in an incident by ignoring tyre maintenance. The organiser of Tyre Safety Month is reminding motorists that regular tyre checks are a ‘win-win’ as they will help road users stay safe and avoid unnecessary bills. To help them, TyreSafe has drawn together a list of tips as a reference guide.

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Support TPMS with regular checks – TyreSafe

13th October 2017 | 0 Comments

TyreSafe is reminding drivers not to rely solely on tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) to ensure their tyre safety. While this valued technology has been proven to improve road safety by advising of a change in tyre pressure, drivers need to check their TPMS is working and be aware that it does not warn drivers of the condition of their tyres nor the amount of tread depth.

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Are you tyre safe? Take the TyreSafe Test to find out

4th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Motorists are being given the chance to demonstrate their tyre safety knowledge by taking part in the unique TyreSafe Test. Hosted on the tyresafe.org website, the quiz is designed to be a fun way to prove how much drivers know about tyre safety and highlight the potentially life-saving information they need to be more familiar with.

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GEM: Check tyre pressure every month

4th October 2017 | 0 Comments

In support of October’s Tyre Safety Month, road safety and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to ensure they carry out regular checks on their tyres. By doing so, GEM is reminding motorists that correct tyre pressure is not only vital for safety, but is also the best way to maximise fuel economy.

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TyreSafe asks: Are you having a Good or Bad Air Day?

TyreSafe asks: Are you having a Good or Bad Air Day?

2nd October 2017 | 0 Comments

TyreSafe has started the 2017 Tyre Safety Month with a question: Are you having a Good or Bad Air Day? The organisation is taking on the rampant underinflation of tyres in the UK; its figures show that more than half the tyres on Britain’s cars and vans are being driven at lower pressure than required.

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TyreSafe: casualties from tyre-related incidents down slightly

28th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The latest figures from the Department for Transport in its annual Reported Road Casualties Great Britain report show the number of people killed or seriously injured in tyre-related incidents fell to 158 from 162. Slight injuries were also down meaning the total number of casualties was 876, its lowest level recorded. Following the welcome but slight decrease in casualties caused by tyre-related incidents in 2016, TyreSafe is urging drivers and stakeholders to continue their efforts, not become complacent. Indeed, Scottish figures were significantly worse than 12 months ago.

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Tyre Safety Month Briefing: Initiatives to broaden campaign’s impact

Tyre Safety Month Briefing: Initiatives to broaden campaign’s impact

14th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Initiatives to be announced at TyreSafe’s annual Tyre Safety Month Briefing next month are expected to give the UK’s tyre safety charity’s driver education campaign a wider impact. In addition to presentations on TyreSafe’s own activities and its launch of Tyre Safety Month 2017 materials, representatives from national organisations will unveil their tyre safety initiatives for UK motorists. These plans, states TyreSafe, will further elevate the profile of tyres on the UK’s road safety agenda.

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TyreSafe reinforces message at Tyre Safety Month conclusion

TyreSafe reinforces message at Tyre Safety Month conclusion

1st November 2016 | 0 Comments

TyreSafe is encouraging drivers to pay attention to its Tyre Safety Month message throughout the year following the conclusion of October’s Tyre Safety Month. The number of reported casualties caused by tyre-related defects fell in 2015, though on average more than 1,000 people a year are killed or injured from such incidents (1,075). In fact, that average number of casualties is higher than for faulty brakes (1,052) and nearly double that for incidents causing injury where the driver’s use of a mobile phone (651) was a contributory factor, Department for Transport figures over the last five years show.

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