Winter tyres, more accurately called “cold weather” tyres;
Feature a snowflake symbol on the side, and are made from a softer compound.
That means they’re still soft enough to provide the grip you need in temperatures below 7 degrees centigrade.
They also have a different tread pattern, with fine grooves or “sipes” cut into each tread block that bite into the snow better.
Not only do winter tyres reduce stopping distances in snow and ice, but also in wet weather below 7 degrees centigrade.
What’s more, they help with cornering performance, enabling you to turn the car in circumstances where you might otherwise skid straight on.
For more information, please telephone our tyre bay direct on 01747 831007.