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May 1, 2018 Treadfirst at the Suffolk Agricultural Show 2018

The Suffolk agricultural show returns this May, and Treadfirst are proud to play a part in one of the county’s biggest events yet again! Each year, the show invites many…

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April 12, 2018 Car Brands Losing Traction With Female Audience

Historically, it’s no secret that ad campaigns and the overall focus of the automotive industry has been geared towards the male consumer. While at one point this may have been…

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April 4, 2018 Potholes Causing Havoc for Suffolk Drivers

If you’re a regular driver in Suffolk, then you’re probably at the end of your tether trying to avoid the ever growing number of potholes on the roads. It’s been…

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March 22, 2018 Agricultural & Tractor Tyres

  Agricultural tyres have their own set requirements, properties, problems and uses. Compared to the average road tyre, there’s a world of difference. In this article, we’re giving you the…

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March 22, 2018 The Different Types of Tyres

  Modern tyres are a product of meticulous research and design. High tech mixtures of rubber compounds, cutting edge fabrics and steel belts make up the anatomy of the modern…

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February 19, 2018 Welcome to our New Website

We hope you’re enjoying our new-look Treadfirst website! As you can see, the Treadfirst team wanted to make it as easy as possible for our customers to find whatever it…

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February 19, 2018 Budget Tyres vs Performance Tyres

Buying tyres for your car is a decision you never want to take lightly, but knowing exactly what kind of tyre is best for you can be tricky. A common…

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August 28, 2015 Tyre Technology

When fitting a new tyre, the process can be a lengthy one that comes as an inconvenience to fleet managers. In fact, it is not only the fitting an entire…

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June 14, 2015 Daimler Unleashes Self-Driving Trucks

Self-driving trucks are the newest invention to be gracing the highways of the US. Though not currently in full-time use, these innovative new vehicles are being tested on stretches of…

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May 14, 2015 Director Jailed for Running Huge Unlicensed Tyre Dump

The tyres industry has featured in the national news recently, with a story of the illegal storing of a vast quantity of tyres coming to light. The company director of…

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April 20, 2015 Five amazing bits of car technology we take for granted

With cars becoming more and more state-of-the-art and continual developments being made in the automotive industry, amazing new pieces of car technology are being made and installed into new vehicles…

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August 19, 2014 Continental Consumer Champion by Which?

Consumer champion Which? has awarded Continental ‘Best Buy’ status in two popular tyre sizes for the ContiPremiumContact 5 and ContiSportContact 5. The Which? Car Best Buy endorsements highlight excellent performance,…

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August 19, 2014 Driving in Mainland Europe this Summer?

If you’re planning on driving in mainland Europe this summer while you’re on your holidays then it’s important to be aware of new legislation that has recently come into effect…

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August 19, 2014 Continental Tyres have released a new mobile app!

Premium tyre brand Continental Tyres have released a new mobile app that will give users the chance to win tickets to next years football World Cup in Rio, Brazil. Continental…

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August 19, 2014 Keeping upto date with cars

If like us you like to keep up to date with what’s going on in the motoring industry, then you’ll be craving new places online to find the latest news,…

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August 19, 2014 Checking your tyres tread depth

If you have recently passed your driving test or you are a seasoned pro, checking the tread depth on your tyres is essential. Your tyres are the only part of…

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August 19, 2014 What it takes to become a test driver?

It’s never too early (or too late for that matter!) to start thinking about your career, and if you love watching formula one and you dream about rally racing at…

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August 19, 2014 Save fuel with these simple tips

With the cost of fuel on the rise, it’s no surprise that drivers are looking for a quick way to reduce their fuel consumption. There are lots of ways you…

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August 19, 2014 Care for your car and it will save you money!

The average driver could save between £300 and £350 in fuel each year by following some smart driving tips. Care for your car and it will save you money! Here’s…

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August 19, 2014 Great phone apps to aid your driving experience

From getting directions to accessing traffic information, these apps are a driver’s best friend. Speed traps, roadworks, getting lost, finding petrol stations … taking full advantage of your smartphone’s constant…

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August 19, 2014 Driving in the winter weather conditions

Be alert, slow down, and stay safe! Driving in the winter is very different than at other times of the year. Weather conditions can be unpredictable, placing extra demands on…

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August 19, 2014 What Causes A Tyre Blowout?

In a split second your drive has gone from calm to crunch! Tyre blowouts are quick, scary and if handled incorrectly, potentially fatal. Here we outline some driving tips and…

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August 19, 2014 ContiWinterContact TS830P best winter tyre of 2012

This year, the ContiWinterContact TS850 underwent a series of independent tests, alongside a number of prestigious tyre manufacturers, and won a flurry of awards for it’s performance in slippery and…

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August 19, 2014 Keep your tyres in good health with these simple checks

Your car tyres are the only part of your vehicle that are in constant contact with the road. It is for this reason that all tyres suffer wear and tear…

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August 19, 2014 Treadfirst’s approach on tyre recycling

According to the Environment Agency, the UK produces around 55 million waste tyres a year, which are disposed of in the UK. If not properly reused, recycled or disposed of,…

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August 19, 2014 Think before buying new tyres

It is essential when buying new tyres to take into account cost, and purpose. It may also be that different kinds of tyres are required at different times of the…

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August 19, 2014 How to Understand Your Tyre Size

Buying new tyres for your car is a complicated business. There are EU labels to consider, not to mention the different codes and ratings you need understand before you can…

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August 19, 2014 Tyre Pressure Tips

Having the right tyre pressure is essential for safer driving. Under-inflated tyres affect vehicle handling and road grip. Having tyres at the wrong pressure could cause irregular or unpredictable vehicle…

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August 19, 2014 Run Flat Tyres – What are they?

When a run-flat tyre is punctured, the weight of the car is supported by the specially strengthened sidewalls; designed to carry the weight of the car and withstand speeds of…

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July 8, 2014 Welcome To Treadfirst Tyres and Exhausts

Here at Treadfirst Tyres and Exhausts, we’re thrilled to announce that we will be joining the blogging world! Our brand new blog space will be used to host a whole…

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