When do you need winter tires?

Alexandra Malysheva
Alexandra Malysheva
December 1, 2014
When do you need winter tires?

Not every car owner knows when winter tires are needed and at what time it is necessary to carry out a replacement. Experts recommend not to focus on a slight decrease in temperature, because the climate sometimes presents unexpected surprises: after a cold snap, warming may reappear.

Winter tires at a temperature of more than + 5 ° C becomes very soft, due to which it wears out quickly, as a result, the consequences can be different. But on summer tires in the ice will not go far.

Many car owners replace tires with a cold snap to ensure safety while driving. Studded tires are recommended to be installed in late autumn and removed in early spring. Currently, the legislation does not oblige drivers to make a mandatory replacement of tires, this issue is under consideration. The use of all-season kits is possible in regions with mild climatic conditions.