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DEFECTIVE BRAKES CONTRIBUTED TO 49 ROAD FATALITIES OVER LAST FIVE YEARS

Analysis of the latest Government data has revealed the number of road accidents caused by defective brakes. Kwik Fit, the UK’s largest independent automotive servicing and repair company, analysed the data which has just been published for the most recent full year, and in an indication that roads are getting safer, found that the overall number of road accidents fell by 7.1% between 2015-2017.

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Defective tyres cause 1,075 accidents each year

Online automotive marketplace ClickMechanic has revealed the impact tyre care has on motorists, with 1,075 accidents per year on average in the UK resulting from tyre neglect. With awareness being raised by this year’s Tyre Safety Month, the need to check tyres – even at a basic level – is so important. Read more at: https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/defective-tyres-cause-1-075-accidents-each-year-1-9400431

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The Ventus S1 evo3, Hankook’s new ultra-high-performance tyre

As with all Hankook tyre treads, safety was again the emphasis for the premium tyre maker’s latest developments and great importance was attached to further improvements in the areas of wet grip and handling/steering precisions well as a particular focus on reducing rolling resistance while maintaining the high mileage and with significantly improved environmental properties.

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BENOIT RIVALLANT APPOINTED AS PRESIDENT OF APOLLO VREDESTEIN IN EUROPE

Apollo Tyres has promoted Benoit Rivallant as the President of its European Operations. Benoit, who has been associated with Apollo Tyres since 2014, brings a wealth of experience from his international career in the Tyre Industry. He succeeds Mathias Heimann who, after leading the company's European Operations successfully for the last four years, will be moving into an advisory role.