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How to Use Jump Leads

How to Use Jump Leads

Jump leads are a quick and easy way of starting a car with a flat battery. A set of jump leads come in a pair – one is black and is the ‘negative’ lead and the other is red and is the ‘positive’ lead. In addition to this you will need another car next to...

How to Change a Tyre

How to Change a Tyre

How to change a tyre is one of those life skills that everyone should know – a bit like learning to swim!   It’s not difficult if you follow a few basic steps and have the right equipment to hand and know how to use it…. Flat tyres often occur when you...

How Long Does an MOT Test Take?

How Long Does an MOT Test Take?

Cars over three years old must, by law, pass an annual MOT test to show that are roadworthy. An average MOT test takes anywhere between 45 and 60 minutes, but there are a few other things to take into consideration. Firstly, should your vehicle fail the...

When Are Tyres Bald?

When Are Tyres Bald?

Just as your shoes get worn down after walking in them, the tyres on your car also wear down.  As we age, so your tyres get old and wear down over time. There are some basic checks you can conduct yourself, on a regular basis, so you are familiar with...

Part Worn Tyres Explained

Part Worn Tyres Explained

ADVANTAGES Some, but not all, part worn tyres are shipped over from Germany, where the minimum legal tread depth is 3mm. In the UK it’s 1.6mm, so a part worn tyre imported from Germany will still have plenty of tread left.  The big advantage of part worn...

Agricultural Tyres

Agricultural Tyres

Land Tyre Service are one of the biggest national suppliers of agricultural tyres and industrial tyres in the UK.  We stock an extensive range of tyres which is why we are able to offer them at a competitive price.  Land Tyre Service’s agricultural tyres...

What is a Run Flat Tyre?

What is a Run Flat Tyre?

A run flat tyre is quite simply a tyre that has been developed to allow you to continue to drive on a tyre that has got a puncture in order to get to a garage or an area of safety where you can change it. Run flat tyres have specially reinforced...

How Long Should Tyres Last and When Should I Replace Them?

How Long Should Tyres Last and When Should I Replace Them?

It is impossible to put an exact number on how long a tyre should last.  The amount of time it lasts will depend upon numerous factors, mainly: The quality of the tyre itself The type of vehicle you drive and your driving style. The type of roads and...

Tips for Driving in the Winter – Cold, Snow and Ice

Tips for Driving in the Winter – Cold, Snow and Ice

Before you even set off on your journey its important to PLAN and stay safe! Allow extra time for winter journeys Factor in the time it will take to de-ice the car and windows. It takes longer than you think to do it properly Check your fuel...

What Are Winter Tyres?

What Are Winter Tyres?

What are winter tyres? And what's the point?  It's something we get asked a lot.  The fundamental difference between Summer and Winter tyres is that Summer tyres have been developed for optimum performance in warmer conditions and Winter...

When to Change Tyres

When to Change Tyres

When to change tyre can be a difficult decision.  On average, between October and March the UK experiences temperatures of 7 degrees C and below.  This air temperature is crucial to your tyres ability to perform to their optimum.   When the...

Free Battery Testing and Health Check

Free Battery Testing and Health Check

How do you know if your car needs a new battery?  Over time, your battery will naturally lose its charging capability There are several early indication warning signs that your battery could be on its way out If your  car takes longer to...

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