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    to drivers is to simply be patient and give cyclists the same respect as other road users Tags News Research Back Archive April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 Tag Cloud Air Conditioning Alignment Apprenticeships Awards Balancing Batteries Brakes Car Care Car Service Caravans Christmas Community competition Continental Diagnostics Events Exhausts Feedback Fleet Services Fuel System Cleaner giveaway Goodyear Innovation Kwik Fit Centres maintenance Meet the Team Michelin Mobile Tyre Fitting MOT News Oil change Pirelli Promotions Research Safety summer Suspension TPMS Training tyre tests tyres TyreSafe Winter checks Winter Tyres Young Drivers Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09 00 and 13

    Original URL path: https://www.kwik-fit.com/blog/tour-de-france-prompts-greater-respect-for-cyclists-on-uk-roads (2016-04-25)
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    Sale of Goods Act 1979 states that a car must be of a satisfactory quality fit for purpose and as described For a used car satisfactory quality takes into account the car s age and mileage If the car you bought fails on any of these points you re entitled to have it repaired or replaced or to get a partial or full refund Find out more about your rights If your car isn t covered by a warranty or you don t want to claim on your insurance one answer is to have an emergency fund Building savings for an emergency could be simpler than you think You could save 3 a day just by dropping a snack a coffee or a scratch card each day that adds up to 1 095 over a year If you want help use the Money Advice Service s cut back calculator It ll quickly show you how small changes to your day to day spending can save you money in the long run All information accurate at time of publication This article is provided by the Money Advice Service Tags Car care Research Back Archive April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 Tag Cloud Air Conditioning Alignment Apprenticeships Awards Balancing Batteries Brakes Car Care Car Service Caravans Christmas Community competition Continental Diagnostics Events Exhausts Feedback Fleet Services Fuel System Cleaner giveaway Goodyear Innovation Kwik Fit Centres maintenance Meet the Team Michelin Mobile Tyre Fitting MOT News Oil change Pirelli Promotions Research Safety summer Suspension TPMS Training tyre tests tyres TyreSafe Winter checks Winter Tyres Young Drivers Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09 00 and 13 00 Book Online Tyre Search Mobile Tyre Fitting Book an MOT Book a Service Air Con Recharge Batteries Exhausts Brakes Information Fleet Services Kwik Fit Drive Careers Promotions Winter

    Original URL path: https://www.kwik-fit.com/blog/how-saving-3-pounds-a-day-could-prepare-you-for-unexpected-car-repairs (2016-04-25)
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    know his estimated time of arrival and keeps them informed if he is running late We arrive in Stevenage where the second customer of the day has two worn front tyres Dean checks all four tyres to make sure there is no irregular wear and that the rear tyres have suitable tread remaining The mobile fitting van itself is a bit of a TARDIS and is packed with all the equipment Dean needs to get the job done A compact tyre fitting machine and a wheel balancer make up the core components though there are a number of other clever tools hidden away to make Dean s life easier including a large air compressor and two powerful 2500 kilo air jacks The van itself is always very tidy though with everything having its place Dean completes two more swift tyre changes and has the car back on the road in no time With 17 years experience you get the impression he could do it with his eyes closed and yet he still loves his work and gets a sense of pride in every job Like many Dean started his career at Kwik Fit as an apprentice From their he has worked his way up to supervisor and then centre manager before deciding to try a new role in our mobile tyre fitting team Our third customer of the day has a flat tyre on the front driver side of his high top Mercedes Sprinter The vehicle is used as a delivery van for a furniture company so it s important that he gets back on the road quickly Kwik Fit s mobile tyre fitting service has proven popular with customers who drive commercial vehicles as they do not need to take the vehicle into a fitting centre where there may not be the capability or the space to deal with such large vehicles In many cases mobile fitting can be booked in for the following day getting you back on the road quickly Another speedy tyre change and we are on our way heading towards our fourth and final customer during our short time with Dean On average he can complete anything up to 16 jobs per day and will travel a total of 250 miles in doing so It s a busy job but Dean confesses that he likes to keep active and would rather have 20 jobs in the pipeline rather than just 2 or 3 But even on quieter days he ll either be helping out the other mobile fitters or mucking in at the depot We arrive at our final destination where a motability customer is concerned that her tyre has been damaged following a scuff to the sidewall of her tyre Dean checks the vehicle over as usual and finds that the tyre has started to split along the sidewall as a result of the impact Dean also recommends that two other tyres are replaced soon as they are very close to reaching the minimum

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    in the UK despite the capital having more measures in place to help reduce congestion than anywhere else in the country Need a calming zen like driving experience Then take a trip to Oxford Bizarrely the research showed than commuters could actually reach their destination quicker during rush hour than in off peak times thanks in part to neighbouring trunk roads Tags News Research Back Archive April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 Tag Cloud Air Conditioning Alignment Apprenticeships Awards Balancing Batteries Brakes Car Care Car Service Caravans Christmas Community competition Continental Diagnostics Events Exhausts Feedback Fleet Services Fuel System Cleaner giveaway Goodyear Innovation Kwik Fit Centres maintenance Meet the Team Michelin Mobile Tyre Fitting MOT News Oil change Pirelli Promotions Research Safety summer Suspension TPMS Training tyre tests tyres TyreSafe Winter checks Winter Tyres Young Drivers Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience

    Original URL path: https://www.kwik-fit.com/blog/think-twice-before-taking-that-shortcut-to-work (2016-04-25)
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    opportunity to reserve required tyres We re looking forward to harnessing this new technology to further enhance the customer experience Our mobile fitting service is the ideal solution if you don t have time to visit a Kwik Fit centre Let us come to you either at home work or wherever suits you Book a mobile tyre fitting appointment online now Tags Fleet Services Innovation Mobile Tyre Fitting Back Archive April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 Tag Cloud Air Conditioning Alignment Apprenticeships Awards Balancing Batteries Brakes Car Care Car Service Caravans Christmas Community competition Continental Diagnostics Events Exhausts Feedback Fleet Services Fuel System Cleaner giveaway Goodyear Innovation Kwik Fit Centres maintenance Meet the Team Michelin Mobile Tyre Fitting MOT News Oil change Pirelli Promotions Research Safety summer Suspension TPMS Training tyre tests tyres TyreSafe Winter checks Winter Tyres Young Drivers Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and

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    purpose but they can be incredibly dangerous too A regular well inflated tyre will stay fixed to the outer rim of the wheel but in the event of a blowout or even a slow puncture the air pressure will drop in the tyre and there is a risk that the tyre can move around and fall into the fitting well If this happens the tyre will buckle and the driver can lose control of the vehicle Tyron safety bands prevent the tyre from slipping into the tyre well by locking the tyre to the wheel and filling the well So if you are unfortunate enough to have a blowout while taking the caravan or motorhome on holiday this year fitting Tyron safety bands will enable you to maintain steering braking and cornering control even if travelling at high speeds Tyron safety bands are particularly useful when fitted to caravans as it can be sometime before you realise that you have a flat tyre The Tyron band allows you to keep moving until you reach a safe place to stop and replace the tyre Kwik Fit is an approved Tyron safety band fitter and you need only fit them once they can be reused even in the event of a puncture So enjoy your holiday this year without fear of puncture and breakdown book an appointment using our mobile tyre fitting service now For more information about Tyron bands visit our Tyron bands page Tags Caravans Safety Tyres Back Archive April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 Tag Cloud Air Conditioning Alignment Apprenticeships Awards Balancing Batteries Brakes Car Care Car Service Caravans Christmas Community competition Continental Diagnostics Events Exhausts Feedback Fleet Services Fuel System Cleaner giveaway Goodyear Innovation Kwik Fit Centres maintenance Meet the Team Michelin Mobile Tyre Fitting MOT News Oil change Pirelli Promotions Research Safety summer Suspension TPMS Training tyre tests tyres TyreSafe Winter checks Winter Tyres Young Drivers Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your

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    research Tags News Research Back Archive April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 Tag Cloud Air Conditioning Alignment Apprenticeships Awards Balancing Batteries Brakes Car Care Car Service Caravans Christmas Community competition Continental Diagnostics Events Exhausts Feedback Fleet Services Fuel System Cleaner giveaway Goodyear Innovation Kwik Fit Centres maintenance Meet the Team Michelin Mobile Tyre Fitting MOT News Oil change Pirelli Promotions Research Safety summer Suspension TPMS Training tyre tests tyres TyreSafe Winter checks Winter Tyres Young Drivers Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes Exhaust Batteries Air Con Search Tyre Search By Size Unsure where to find your tyre size Click here Width 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 215 225 235 245 255 265 275 285 295 305 315 750 Ratio Rim Speed Search Exclusive Online Tyre Pricing We are committed to offering customers our most competitive tyre prices Read about our exclusive online tyre pricing TrustPilot We have a rating of from our customer review on TrustPilot You can view what others are saying about us and rate your own experience FAQs We offer a series of FAQs to help you learn more about our services or your vehicle Customer Services 0800 75 76 77 Our team are available Monday to Friday between 08 30 and 18 00 and Saturday between 09 00 and 13 00 Book Online Tyre Search Mobile Tyre Fitting Book an MOT Book a Service Air Con

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    weather independent tyre testing facility The 300m long hall features an unmanned vehicle with automatic controls Not only can the speed and braking of the vehicle be controlled but the track surface and ambient temperature can also be modified This makes the AIBA unique in that it is not weather dependent like outdoor test tracks Instead the environment can be controlled to recreate hot wet and even freezing conditions that are consistent from one test to the next The Contidrom is the centre piece of Conti s tyre testing facilities and around two million Continental tyres for cars trucks and motorcycles have been tested here to date But the mild German climate does not lend itself to the testing of winter tyres even with the AIBA s ability to recreate icy conditions No when it comes to winter tyres Continental s mentality is one of you can t beat the real thing and so testing leaves the Contidrom in favour of facilities in Scandinavia and the USA boasting natural winter test conditions While Continental s Michigan based proving grounds provide ideal conditions for year round testing of both summer and winter tyres Conti s Scandinavian facilities are designed and located purely for the benefit of winter tyre development Located in Jokkmokk 10km north of the Arctic Circle in Northern Lapland and Arvidsjaur another 150km north east in Sweden these test tracks are perfect for winter tyre tests on snow and ice and can be combined to ideally match desired test conditions Continental s Scandinavian tracks are incredibly versatile and are newly developed each year after the onset of winter often with sections over frozen water In order to achieve reproducible results the tracks are freshly prepared each and every day Continental s state of the art tyre development facilities have not gone unnoticed with the company being awarded many recent awards including Test Track of the Year in 2013 for the Contidrom Automotive Testing Technology International and Tyre Manufacturer of the Year 2014 Tire Technology International View our range of Continental tyres available for fitting at more than 650 Kwik Fit centres nationwide Tags Continental Innovation Tyres Back Archive April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 Tag Cloud Air Conditioning Alignment Apprenticeships Awards Balancing Batteries Brakes Car Care Car Service Caravans Christmas Community competition Continental Diagnostics Events Exhausts Feedback Fleet Services Fuel System Cleaner giveaway Goodyear Innovation Kwik Fit Centres maintenance Meet the Team Michelin Mobile Tyre Fitting MOT News Oil change Pirelli Promotions Research Safety summer Suspension TPMS Training tyre tests tyres TyreSafe Winter checks Winter Tyres Young Drivers Services Search for Tyres MOT and Servicing with your vehicle registration Select Your Service Tyre Search MOT Service Brakes

    Original URL path: https://www.kwik-fit.com/blog/beyond-contidrom-a-closer-look-at-continental-tyres-state-of-the-art-tyre-testing-facilities (2016-04-25)
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