Fast facts: key things you need to know about all-season tires, safety and tire laws
- The suitability of all-season tires is dependent upon the climate in which you live
- The tires are designed to perform all year round in moderate / mild climates
- Continental’s all-season tires comply with most countries’ tire laws. To demonstrate compliance, the 3PMS symbol is displayed on the sides of the tire. However, to prevent fines and maintain safety, always best to check local winter tire laws.
- Check your all-season tire tread depth regularly to maintain optimum traction and safety
Whether you are thinking of purchasing or already the owner of all-season tires, there are some important things to know about them when it comes to safety, tread depth and legal requirements. This article will explore each of these factors so you can be well informed when it comes to owning all-season tires. Let’s get to it!
When should you fit all-season tires?
You can fit all-season tires at any time because they are developed to perform all year round in moderate climates. Continental all-season tires are designed to offer impressive grip in both summer and winter conditions with good braking performance on dry and wet roads, as well as slush. They also offer superb mileage and driving efficiency.
If you live in a moderate climate and never have to encounter severe winter or extreme summer conditions, owning all-season tires is a great choice because they offer superb year-round performance and greater convenience for the motorist.