Fuel Tips FST Ireland

December 15, 2022

Best tyres for fuel economy

Rising fuel prices are causing misery for motorists, making it more important than ever to maximise each drop from every tank.

A hike in petrol and diesel are also turning attentions to the tyres that are fitted to your car – and the need to drive on fuel efficient tyres to extract every last drop of fuel.

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December 13, 2021

Heading Home in Rain, Ice or Wind? Here's How to Arrive Safely

Winter months mean we deal with various weather conditions– from wind, rain and ice to driving in the dark.  

If you find yourself on the road  where you have to tackle adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rain or strong crosswinds, here is what to do to stay safe and to arrive at your destination safely.

Tyres Cracking

August 13, 2021

Why are my tyres cracking?

From a safety standpoint, your tyres are the most important car component. But because they’re subject to immense wear and tear (even when you don’t drive your car), they don’t last forever. 

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July 20, 2021

11 Tips for driving long distances

Driving long distances is different for everyone. Some love it, others hate it. But no matter how you feel beforehand, there are ways to make the drive less stressful and more enjoyable.

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June 14, 2021

Top 9 tips for getting your car ready for summer

The days are brighter and the temperature is on the up, summer is on the way. And there’s no time like the present to get your car ready for the warmer months ahead. 

From checking your car’s lights and tyres to giving it a clean and topping up your fluids. Whether you are planning a road trip with your friends and family or commuting to work, here are our top 9 maintenance tips for you this summer. 

April 19 Blog

April 19, 2021

7 Things Every Car Owner Needs

Owning and driving a car also requires a lot of responsibility and maintenance.

Here is a list of seven car essentials we recommend to will keep your car running smoothly.


March 31, 2021

When to Replace Your Tyres

It is your responsibility as a driver to keep your car in a roadworthy condition at all times. It is easy to look after your tyres with some effortless maintenance.


March 19, 2021

Questions you need to ask when choosing a car mechanic

There's nothing worse than having car trouble. If you're a car owner, chances are you will eventually find yourself standing in a garage.

While the only thing on your mind could be how much this will cost, you should consider raising some other questions if you don't already have a dedicated and reliable car mechanic who knows your car inside out.

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February 15, 2021

Tips for Driving in the Dark

To help you tackle night-time driving, we’ve put together a list of tips that will keep you and others safe during the evening hours.


January 18, 2021

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Cold weather, slippery roads, and reduced daylight make driving during the winter season more challenging than at any other time of the year. Here at First Stop Tyres and Car Services Ireland, we pulled together a list of driving tips to keep you safe on Irish roads this winter.

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January 14, 2021

Take Care of Your Tyres This Winter

Different weather conditions require your tyres to work in different ways.
Winter tyres can help get a vehicle through the snow but are they necessary in Ireland where occasionally the temperature drops below freezing, and there are brief periods of cold weather?