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Safety is key when Finns choose winter tyres

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. investigated motorists’ criteria for winter tyre choices. The results of a nationwide survey showed that traction on ice was the most crucial tyre feature, especially for motorists using studded tyres, whereas for users of studless winter tyres, the...

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Winter Tyres: Small Differences in Grip

Researchers at the Swedish Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) have studied how grip on wet asphalt under winter conditions deteriorates with the age and wear of different types of winter tyres. “We focused in particular on comparing studded and non-studded winter tyres in the...

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Comparison of Winter and Summer Tyres on Bare Roads Summer Time

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To examine possible safety risks from the use of winter tyres during summer time tests of road grip have been conducted for a group of non-studded winter tyres and a group of summer tyres. One non-studded winter tyre of Nordic type, and one summer tyre was chosen from five different tyre...

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