Meet the duty of winter tires all weather tires? The last two winters were harsh in Germany. Snow and ice have caused chaos on the roads. The legislature has reacted and introduced the winter tyres compulsory in December 2010. Winter tires are now in winter no longer voluntary, but mandatory. People caught in the winter with summer tyres, pays 40 fine, also added a point in Flensburg, Germany.
It comes through the wrong tires to a traffic obstruction, even 80 and two points are due. Many people have previously waived winter tyres especially for the car. Considering the weather conditions in Germany, so there are of course many more days without ice and snow in winter which can easily take summer tires can be. We leave the car in the snow and ice in the garage, this is actually also a problem. The new transport order that is however not as easy, winter tires are essential. All weather tires as an alternative to winter tires can substitute some all-weather tires the winter tires used for, at least around the law of winter tyres compulsory to comply. Another question, where it arrives here of course also strongly suggest, where you live is whether weather tyres are really suitable for snow and ice. All weather tires with winter admission are usually sufficient for the flat country.
It is important that the all weather tyre of Directive 92/23/EEC correspond to. Are these all weather tire with a M + S symbol and sometimes in addition with the Alpine symbol, a snow flake, marked. You have it is tires, so the all weather tires M + S during a traffic check in winter nothing to worry about. Such all-weather tires approach by the way one often close winter tires on the qualities. Swabs must be made more all weather tires in the summer. Therefore, all weather tires recommend as an alternative to winter tires only for motorists who drive very little, or, for example, for the second car. Summer and winter tires are still the best solution. Who before buying an extra set Shying away from the tire, should bear in mind, keep the tires seasonal change of tyre also twice as long. Two sets of tires, so winter tires and summer tires, are not really more expensive than a single set of tyres. Although initially more money must be invested, over time that evens out but again about twice as long shelf life. Prerequisite is of course that you always properly store your tires. Eva Otter