Classic Car Safety

  • OLD TYRES COULD BE BANNED

    OLD TYRES COULD BE BANNED

    Matt Bell on 14th March 2019

    Tyres that are more than 10 years old could be banned in the UK, although initially only for heavy vehicles such as buses, goods vehicles, mini-buses and coaches.

  • THE HISTORY OF THE DISC BRAKE

    THE HISTORY OF THE DISC BRAKE

    Matt Bell on 18th December 2018

    Disc brakes offer better stopping performance than comparable drums, including resistance to ‘fade’ caused by overheating. We trace the development of this important automotive innovation back to the opening years of the Twentieth century.

  • CLASSIC CAR DRIVERS URGED TO BELT-UP

    CLASSIC CAR DRIVERS URGED TO BELT-UP

    Glenn Rowswell on 19th October 2018

    More than one in four occupants who were killed in crashes in Britain last year were not wearing a seat belt according to data from the Department for Transport – the largest proportion since records started being kept in 2013.