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...

M+S and 3PMSF: understanding winter tyre performance

So you're about to buy winter tyres and want to know how they perform on snow and ice? If your tyres are going to withstand harsh road conditions in the winter season they need to offer the very highest level of grip and traction. Find out how the M+S and 3PMSF labels can help you make the right choice.

All-season tyres in winter

How do all-season tyres perform in the winter?

If you don't want to change your tyres twice a year, you might be tempted to opt for all-season tyres that can be used all year round. But is this the right choice in terms of safety? How do all-season tyres perform in the winter? Discover the differences in performance between winter tyres and all-season tyres.

Winter tyres and summer tyres: all you need to know

What is the difference between winter tyres and summer tyres?

Which tyres are best adapted to your vehicle, your use, and the weather conditions you drive in? Should you change your ...

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 just 2? In this guide we explain why it’s important to invest in a full set of winter tyres to keep you safe on winter roads.

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 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.


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...

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