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Michelin Pilot Sport 4 Wins Evo Tyre Test

The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the latest tyre to receive the Evo Tyre Award for overall winner, as described in issue 238 of Evo Magazine. The magazine pitted 9 of the most popular brands of tyres against each other…. Continue reading →

Driving Test Changes to Come in 2017

From 4th December 2017, new changes will be added to the driving test. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) recently announced that learner drivers in England, Scotland and Wales will be required to learn different aspects than the previous… Continue reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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