the Corona-forced break to have pushed many motorists dates on the long Bank. However, when the weather is warm, it is high time now, from Winter to summer tire change.Actually, it should have happened long ago, but many drivers push the change from Winter to summer tires ago. By now, motorists should look for the right summer tires* if you have already. Winter tires in warmer temperatures, some disadvantages can also go to the money and even be dangerous.
In contrast to the winter tyres-mandatory*, there is no similar scheme for summer tires. Nonetheless, Who's now with winter tires on the road, risking dangerous situations, warns the Tüv Thüringen. There are several reasons.
winter tires are in the summer several disadvantages
For winter from a much softer rubber compound than your summer counterparts. In addition, you will have on wet and snowy roads coordinated slat profile.
two digit plus temperatures, winter tires have disadvantages . Increase due to the softer rubber compound wear and fuel consumption tires . Each tire kneads when Driving, that is to say, he is deformed a little by the pressure of the vehicle. The beats at high temperatures, and winter tyres even more to book: The driving behaviour of the cars may change, particularly in curves.
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winter tires in summer: In these situations, it is particularly dangerous
the braking distance is considerably longer . Who makes speed 100 full braking, you need up to 20 meters , until the vehicle is stopped. Where a car with summer tires to the brakes to Keep came, to drive a car with winter tyres with Tempo 60. An unexpected traffic jam emerges at the end, it can come so fast the accident .
left a winter tires also significantly, it even more dangerous . Generally speaking, tires should never be left up to the last groove. By law, a minimum of 1.6 mm tread depth required for both summer as well as winter tires. Experts recommend for winter tires for at least 4, for the summer at least 3 mm profile tyres. As an Alternative, there are also mixed tyres*.
In addition, the age of the tire also plays a role, because the rubber loses over the years, including its Truthfulness. In a sense, a shelf-life date* tires have therefore. The ADAC recommends, therefore, to the regular exchange. There are several ways to the age of the tires to find out.
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