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Stopping Distances in Winter

Posted on 14th October 2019 by Tyres Northampton

car stopping in winter on the snow

It’s common knowledge that winter weather affects the stopping distance of cars, but just how much can it affect it?  One of the biggest causes of road traffic accidents is tailgating, as driving too close to the rear of the car in front doesn’t give you ample stopping time. When driving, it’s important to consider all the potential dangers and hazards you could encounter. In this article, we’ll take a look at everything you need to know about stopping distances and what you can do to shorten your car’s stopping distance. What is a stopping distance? Stopping distance is the thinking…

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8 Speed Camera Myths Uncovered

Posted on 1st July 2019 by Tyres Northampton

speed camera sign

Speed cameras – the bane of all road users, or a life-saving deterrent? The answer: probably a bit of both. This might be why there are so many different attitudes towards them. While some motorists treat them with respect, slowing right down when they know one is in the vicinity, others treat them as an obstacle to be overcome, something to be evaded or tested. Whichever camp you fall into, you’re probably aware that there is plenty of misinformation regarding speed cameras in circulation.  Myths that we uncover in this article: Myth: Speed cameras are always on Myth: Speed cameras can’t…

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How to Correct a Slide on an Icy Road

Posted on 19th December 2018 by Tyres Northampton

correcting a slide on an icy road

As the going gets icy this winter, with plummeting temperatures and busy holiday roads, you better be ready for the unique problem of sliding on ice. If you are unsure about the best method to correct a vehicle sliding on ice, then read on. It’s invaluable advice that could keep you safe should the unthinkable happen. Foot off the accelerator As soon as you detect a slide on the ice, you will notice that control over the car is limited. Remove your foot from the accelerator immediately, this will introduce a small amount of engine braking and resistance in the rotating…

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