• When and where to buy new summer tyres?

    Having good quality summer tyres is just as important as having dedicated winter tyres for the winter season. You need to make sure that you have tyres that are designed to deal with the heat of the summer while also providing sufficient protection against aquaplaning due to heavy summer rains and thunderstorms When to buy The timing of when it is best to purchase a new set of tyres will depend on your need. You should get a new set when you reach 4mm of tread depth, as this is when you will lose a lot of the tyre’s key properties, such as grip, wet grip, braking distance etc. If…

  • Safe spring driving

    Driving during the spring can be difficult, as most of us wants to get our summer tyres on our car and put the winter tyres on storage. You do however need to ensure that the winter weather will not return. The roads should be free from snow and slush for you to drive safely with summer tyres. The winter tyres should be kept on for as long as you still think that the snow might return. If you are heavily dependent on your car, you should wait longer to ensure that you don’t get stuck with summer tyres and then there you have a snowstorm. You should never try to…

  • Use winter tyres on your car to keep you out of accidents

    The best way to stay safe when driving during the winter is to equip the car with a premium set of winter tyres. This should be enough to ensure that you will have solid grip on snow and ice when driving. This requires tyres that are approved for winter conditions and have the Snowflake symbol on the sidewall of the tyre and that they are in good condition. In order to stay safe during the winter you need to have proper winter tyres. Winter tyres have the properties needed to keep you safe when you drive on snow, ice and slush. If you don’t have the correct tyres, you risk…

  • How to drive safely with non-studded tyres

    When you go are going to purchase a new set of winter tyres and you want to get non-studded tyres, you need take your time to make the selection to ensure that you get the best tyres for your vehicle that fits your driving needs and be suitable for the area you live and drive in. You need to know what are the available non-studded tyres and if studded tyres are available you should have also considered them as an option. Even though both are meant for winter use, they are very different from each other. Just buying non-studded tyres does not guarantee your safety during the winter season, even…

  • Nokian Seasonproof can be used all-year round

    If you want to be able to use one set of tires for the whole year, then you should look at the new all-season tires from Nokian Tyres. They are called Nokian Seasonproof. The advantage of using them is that you can have excellent safety regardless of weather conditions. So, no matter if you drive on summer roads or slippery winter roads, these tyres are built to handle both safely with good performance. What makes these tyres so good? The fact that Nokian Tyres have managed to combine the features of a summer and winter tyre into one tyre, make these tyres very unique. These are ideal tyres for areas…

  • All-weather tyres can be used both during summer and winter

    A challenge as winter approaches is to mount the winter tyres in time. Summer tyres are not made for winter conditions, so you can’t really expect them to perform in those conditions and trust me they won’t. Summer tyres get hard when the temperature drops below zero and have no tread design to combat snow and ice. This is what makes them a very bad choice for the winter. If you feel that the winters are not so bad that you might manage without winter tyres and winter tyres are not mandatory in the country where you live, then the all-weather tyres might be the tyres for you. Since the…

  • Safety should always be of highest priority when selecting tyres

    Tyre selection needs to be done with safety in mind and of highest priority. Price should never be the main concern as the tyres help to provide your vehicle with the necessary safety to stay out of accidents. You do not want prioritize cost savings and choosing low price over quality, when selecting the wrong tyre can potentially get you into an accident. An accident, even if it is a small fender bender, will outweigh the cost difference between getting cheap and premium tyres. For items that you need to rely on and that should be built to last, you don’t want to invest in products that will wear out…

  • In September we might not be far from the first snow

    September is definitely a month where we are not far from winter, as we are already in Autumn. During the end of autumn, winter conditions are likely to be seen, where it is unlikely in September, but likely in November. Even in October the temperatures can drop below zero degrees Celsius. When you have sub-zero temperatures, you are safer driving with winter tyres than summer tyres, which gives an indication that you should be prepared to change to winter tyres already when the temperatures start approaching zero degrees. The problem with summer tyres at low temperatures is that the tyres are designed for warm temperatures and when you go to…