Motorists urged to use winter tyres

Spanish car manufacturer Seat has thrown its support behind TyreSafe's campaign to make motorists aware of the benefits of winter tyres.

TyreSafe, a not-for-profit organisation, is encouraging more drivers to fit winter tyres to their cars for improved grip and safety during the winter period as part of the Tyre Safety Month in October.

Motorists should also make sure that they have a goodbreakdown cover as another potentially harsh winter is approaching.

In an effort to lay emphasis on the advantages of using winter tyres, a campaign is being launched by Seat.

Stuart Jackson, chairman of TyreSafe, said: "For any driver concerned about their safety on the road during the winter, our advice is simple: winter weather tyres are the safest option.

"Take a look at the Seat demonstration movie and then you can make an informed choice about whether to fit them or not, but I'm sure most will agree that the results are very convincing - and the potential outcome is frightening."

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