Author Archives: Vincent Milligan

New & Increased Speeding Fines

Revised speeding fines will be effective in the UK from 24th April 2017. From Monday, more serious speeding offenders could be fine up to 50% more than before. As well as this, the maximum fine has went from 100% of … Continue reading

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Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance Reaches 2,000 Reviews

The Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance recently received its 2000th customer review on Blackcircles.com. To celebrate this milestone the 2,00th reviewer, Anthony Lomax, received his tyres for free – courtesy of Blackcircles.com and Goodyear! Reviews are very important to us at Blackcircles.com, as we aim … Continue reading

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Further Tax for Diesel Cars in UK Cities?

The UK government this week is considering issuing taxes on diesel vehicles in cities. The proposed ‘toxins tax’ would effect diesel drivers in over 30 cities and large towns across England and if successful will spread to more towns and cities … Continue reading

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Michelin CrossClimate out for SUV and 4×4

The Michelin CrossClimate is widely accepted as a great tyre – if the reviews on our site are anything to go by at least. The multiple award winning tyre is now available in a much wider range of SUV and … Continue reading

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New Penalties in Place for Drivers using a Phone

From the 1st March, motorists caught using their mobile phone while driving will receive tougher penalties than ever before. The Department for Transport recently announced that drivers will face an on the spot 6 points on their license and £200 fine for … Continue reading

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Top Tips when Preparing for an MOT

An MOT test can be a nervous evaluation for a motorist, especially when it is thought that around 40% of cars fail their MOT every year in the UK. If your car is three years old and up, the test is a yearly legal … Continue reading

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Tyres Badly Worn? UK Drivers Fined £27M in 2016

When something is wrong with a motorists car, they will seek advice and repair it as soon as possible. The problem with tyres is that they slowly deteriorate, making the change harder to detect. If motorists do not check their … Continue reading

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Yokohama Tyres Pre-fitted on New Toyota Prius

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., recently announced that they have been selected and approved by Toyota Motor Corporation to come as part of the original equipment on new models of the Toyota Prius. The automaker’s increasingly popular hybrid car’s fourth … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – 5 Tips & Checks for Motorists

This Sunday, 27th March 2016, will be the earliest Easter in almost a decade. Although the date of Easter may vary year to year, traffic on the roads will undoubtedly be packed due to people travelling cross country to visit … Continue reading

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Geolandar A/T G015 – Yokohama’s New All Terrain Tyre

Earlier this week in Tokyo, the Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced the latest addition to their Geolandar series of 4×4 tyres. The ‘Geolandar A/T G015’ will be available in sizes from 15-20 inches and will be on sale July 2016. The Geolandar A/T … Continue reading

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