Winter tyre driving on snow

Winter tyre essentials

Snow tyres, all season tyres, studded tyres, nordic tyres...there are several types of tyre that can help keep you safe in winter conditions. With our helpful guide you can learn about the different winter tyres and when to fit them. You can also find out about approved sizes and sidewall markings such as M+S and 3PMSF. In addition, we explain the advantages of other winter equipment such as snow socks to make sure you’re prepared for every eventuality...

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 regulations, maintenance differences and the precautions to be taken when fitting this type of tyre.

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Are M+S tyres winter tyres?

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

You may have noticed that winter tyres systematically carry the M+S marking. What does this label mean? Does it confirm the winter capabilities of a tyre? And what’s the difference between the M+S and 3PMSF labels? Read on to find the answers to these questions, and make an informed choice when buying your winter tyres.

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