ready for cold conditions this winter
our briefing note on winter tyres. More
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for winter tyres have been appearing in the British
press for a few weeks now and it seems there is
more interest in them following the surge in the
number of drivers opting for winter tyres last year.
The early snowfall last November was a real surprise
for drivers in the UK but particularly in England.
But you don't need snow for winter tyres to show
a benefit for winter driving - they work considerably
better in all conditions as temperatures drop below
7C. In some parts of the UK that can be as early
September or October. With average winter temperatures
of 3.7C, winter tyres can offer 60% more grip than
summer tyres and noticeably more traction and steering