The right winter tyres for a skiing holiday

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Are you going skiing? Make sure you have the right equipment when driving in winter, particularly for long journeys. Learn all you need to know about winter tyres and snow chains, how to adjust your driving according to the climate and what pressure is recommended under cold conditions. Most importantly, remember to always check tyre pressure and wear before setting off to ensure a safe trip.

2 or 4 winter tyres ?

2 or 4 winter tyres?

It’s a common question when preparing for winter driving: do I really need to fit 4 winter tyres, or can I make do with ...

Advanced driver assistance systems on snow

Advanced driver assistance systems on snow

Is your vehicle equipped with one or more advanced driver assistance systems: ABS, brake assist, traction control or sta...

studded-studdable-tyres

4 common questions about studded and studdable tyres

In this guide, we tell you all you need to know about studded and studdable tyres: their use, compliance with regulation...

Winter tyre pressure

What is the correct pressure for your tyres in winter?

Did you know that the outside temperature affects the pressure in your tyres? Discover what adjustments you should make ...

Snow chains: models and fitting

Everything you need to know about snow chains

There are three main types of snow chain available on the market: ladder chains, diamond chains and fast-fit chains. If ...

All season, nordic or studded ?

From all season to nordic: what winter tyres should you choose?

Winter tyres are of course a must if you have to drive in snow or on ice. They’re also a good idea for general winter dr...

pressure-wheel-tyre-journey-trip-v2

Tyre pressure, tread depth, spare wheel: the three things to check before a long car journey

Getting ready for a long car journey? Don't forget to check your tyres: after all, they’re the only point of contact bet...

Driving-winter-tyre

3 errors to avoid when driving on snow or ice

In winter, you sometimes have to deal with unexpected driving conditions: snow, ice, difficult traffic conditions… Know ...

What does the M+S (Mud&Snow) marking mean on a tyre?

Are M+S tyres winter tyres?

You may have noticed that winter tyres systematically carry the M+S marking. What does this label mean? Does it confirm ...

tyre-legislation

In which countries are winter tyres mandatory?

Planning a skiing trip to Austria, Switzerland or Germany this winter? Have you thought about your tyres? Regulations on...

Snow socks

Textile or composite: choosing the right snow socks

Easier to fit and less cumbersome than chains, snow socks can be a good alternative for occasional use. However, be awar...