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Bertie

Bertie

Our certified tyre expert Bertie has over 30 years of retail experience, having worked his way up from shop floor, to head office, and shares a HiQ passion for burning rubber! A dedicated member of the team Bertie is know for his extensive knowledge of the Garage World, his research into tyre legislation and a fair few even know him from limbering up to complete the 10K Challenge! Our cheeky HiQ chap's most recent endeavour is to share the good, the bad and the ugly truth across the tyre industry to ensure you as the consumer are well informed.

Articles by Bertie

Preparing for your Easter Ski holiday: ready, set, GO!

As the bank holiday approaches and temperatures warms, many Europeans will begin planning for their Easter holidays. As there is an increase in dangerous driving conditions in mountainous regions, getting to your destination safely should also be a priority in planning your Easter get-away.

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Black round with a hole in the middle

 That's not all you get when you buy second hand tyres.I've just read the part worn tyre article that has been recently produced by Auto Express and TyreSafe and as I don't need much encouragement to share my thoughts on second hand and defective tyres, I thought I would! The two groups have teamed up to investigate the sale and condition of part worn tyres.

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Are your wheel's properly aligned? Toe and Go

Does your car drive in a straight line? Or does it try and pull you into the kerb or push you to the centre line?There are so many reasons why your car may not drive in a straight line. It could be as simple as incorrect tyre pressures or it could be a more complex fault.If you haven't had it checked, then your alignment could be out.

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Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

You may have heard of this acronym and you may have also heard that I'm not a fan of acronyms! So let's unfold this one before we go any further:Tyre Pressure Monitoring System.......got it? Let's crack on then.

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