Hello, I want to know if using our winter tyres in summer time will damage them, or if it's only about their shelf-life?

Question from benchy, 06/12/2010 :Hello, I want to know if using our winter tyres in summer time will damage them, or if it's only about their shelf-life?
Answer by rezulteo, 06/12/2010 :

In principle, you can use your winter tyres throughout the summer. However, they were not designed to work in these conditions and as a result could wear out more quickly.

For more information, have a look at this page where you will find lots of advice about winter tyres.