Since 1980, the Met Office has stated that the average UK temperature between mid-November and the beginning of March is less than seven degrees centigrade – and ice, snow and hail are common features up and down the country.
Winter tyres make coping in such conditions a lot easier, and there are plenty of benefits to having them fitted. In short, they can:
- Reduce stopping distances on icy, wet and dirty roads
- Improve grip
- Improve a vehicle's handling as well as braking