If you follow my blog regularly, you’ll know that to me, tyres are not just black, rounds things you have to have fitted to your vehicle.
I do spend money on getting good, branded tyres, and for very good reasons, see my blowout post.
However, with the economy what it is, even I have succumbed to looking into energy saving tyres for our main car.
Michelin energy savers seem to be the one’s to have at the moment, but they’re damned expensive. So are they worth it?
Continue reading Michelin Energy Savers – Any Good?
But what’s the answer??
Lately, it seems we’ve had the most indeterminate budget in years, and after the Transport Secretary confirmed August would see the planned 3p/litre rise in fuel duty go ahead, George/Gideon/Whatever he’s really called – Osborne, decided to do yet another U-turn and drop the increase.
OK, fair enough, but when over 60% of the price of fuel is tax, I should think so. Continue reading Tax, tax, tax… and how to save money on motoring
Last month the Missus had an unfortunate incident on the motorway, where one of the front tyres blew out on the way to meet up with friends. As you can see the carcass of the tyre was completely destroyed and cam away from the wheel – she was very lucky indeed…
That and she drives quite slowly.
Continue reading A Blowout (but everyone’s OK)