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Is it not time a law was introduced insisting that winter tyres be fitted from October to March, and anyone causing a traffic problem because of lack of winter tyres should be banned immediately for at least 12 months and suitably fined.
Is it not time a law was introduced insisting that winter tyres be fitted from October-March and anyone causing a traffic problem because of lack of winter tyres should be banned immediately for at least 12 months and suitably fined.
Rather than changing the tyres themselves, it's often easiest to put winter tyres on some cheap steel wheels and simply run the car on those between December and April before swapping back to your nice, shiny alloys.
Teamed with a decent set of winter tyres, the 120d xDrive would make a brilliantly discreet tool for winter driving fun.
Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa, said in a press conference that all insurance companies in Ontario must provide a discount for drivers who use winter tyres.
The website features a useful 'winter driving' checklist, tips for scooters and powered wheelchair users, as well as answers to frequently asked questions on topics such as winter tyres.
The classic 'go anywhere' vehicle requires engine heaters, double glazing, panel insulation and winter tyres before it can go to Siberia in winter.
Moreover, those who do care and change the tyres in time are often end up purchasing used tyres or smuggled overage tyres or even winter tyres to operate their vehicles in the hot climate experienced here.
Winter tyres are designed with special tread patterns that deliver improved grip at temperatures below 7oC, and are recommended for all drivers venturing out over the colder months.
The market is also witnessing a rapid increase in the demand for winter tyres and eco-friendly tyres.
He added that laws for winter tyres vary between ski destinations and snow chains are recommended to be carried in case of extreme weather.
For a get-me-out-of-here solution they're a lot cheaper than winter tyres.