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NEW NERANG BUDGET TYRE OUTLET OPENS! February 13 2019

New BUDGET TYRE OUTLET opens in Nerang!We are so excited to announce that our new Budget Tyre Outlet store has finally opened in Nerang! Located at 6/90 Spencer Road, Nerang - on the corner of Pappas Way & Spencer Road, it has never been easier to find us. You could always look for the horse on the corner, courtesy of Horseland - our new neighbours. Our other two established locations...

IS YOUR VEHICLE A DEATH TRAP? November 07 2018

IS YOUR VEHICLE A DEATH TRAP? A simple check is all it takes to know for sure.  The transport department will begin with issuing defective notices, allowing owners 21 days to rectify the issue. It really is a simple process to find out if your vehicle is one of those affected.  Find out more on our blog page.

Will My Car Be Insured If I Have Bald Tyres? October 10 2017

Many people are unaware of Australia's tyre safety standards and how to tell if their own tyres are legal or if their tyres need to be replaced.  This puts people in a very precarious position in the event of an accident involving their vehicle. According to a survey on Canstar in 2016, they found; " The survey also found that 48% of drivers delay buying new tyres for as long as possible,...

M1 TRUCK LANE RESTRICTIONS August 02 2017

According to TMR

Trucks are:

  • Permitted to use the 2 left lanes only 24 hours a day from 1 August 2017.
  • Able to overtake other vehicles, if it is safe to do so, but they must not travel outside the 2 left lanes to do so.
  • Allowed to travel in the right lane to avoid an obstruction on the road only for the time it takes to clear the obstruction (for example, debris) and if it is safe to do so.
  • Not permitted to travel outside of the 2 left lanes even if traffic is slow or stopped.

AIRBAG RECALL July 24 2017

More than 2.1 million cars all over Australia have been recalled due to unsafe Takata Airbags, making it the largest vehicle-related recall in Australian history.  According to the U.S. Justice Department, Takata “repeatedly and systematically falsified critical test data related to the safety of its products”.  As of 23 July 2017, more than 180 people have sustained injuries and some have died, including one Australian, because of the faulty airbags....

TYRE TIP - Do you know your tyre pressure? July 18 2017

Proper inflation is the single most important part of tyre care. It is the essential ingredient for keeping tyres in good condition, to provide optimum performance and give maximum life to your tyres. It is air pressure that keeps tyres fit and safe and carries the weight of the vehicle and its load, not the rubber or the casing material. Therefore, even on the most expensive tyres, if you don't...