Sunday 19th September 2021

Because of Corona: Can you also use winter tires in summer?

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A situation that is currently causing problems! What if because of Corona no Change date for the tires is possible. After all, at the moment it is a fact that even the simple replacement of a test sticker on the license plate an appointment booking and an associated waiting time of over 2 weeks brings with it. We experienced it ourselves! And a tire change is certainly much more in demand, especially now. But winter tires are also allowed use in summer? The rule says that winter tires from October to Easter (O to O) can be used should. This means that summer tires are usually used from Easter to October should. Due to the Corona crisis, however, it is sometimes extremely difficult to book a tire change appointment. Many appointments are therefore postponed or people simply continue to drive with winter tires. But is it a problem if the winter tires are still installed and are therefore also used in summer? Or is the use of summer tires mandatory?

Is there a tire requirement?

So far there is still no summer tires mandatory. There is still the same way no duty, on cold days winter tires to use. It was no set a certain period of time that prescribes a certain type of tire. The road traffic regulations only state that winter tires should be used if the weather so requires, for example in snow, icy frost, black ice or slush.

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Violations of this requirement carry a penalty of a point in Flensburg and a fine of 60 Euros result. In combination with an accident it will of course get worse. For the use of winter tires in the summer time, however, such penalties have so far been applied not provided. However, it is important to know that a vehicle is always suitable for the given weather conditions adequately managed must become.

Winter tires during the summer time

Winter tires become an essential part of you softer material produced. Thus, they clearly adhere to cold roads besser. Due to its special rubber compound, however, it can be used at higher temperatures none sufficient braking force can be transmitted. This is the braking distance much longer and also the Driving stability is reduced.

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Various tire manufacturers refer to tests in which the use of winter tires from a temperature of 20 ° C a several meters longer braking distance as a result compared to summer tires. If you drive faster, you should accordingly careful be. And this is not about a fine, but about the Insurance. You could have one in an accident complicity and they may become part of the insurance benefit shortened.

Change car insurance or summer tires

This problem should be counteracted and a Car insurance conclude when responding to the objection of one gross negligence is waived. Nevertheless, it can be expensive if winter tires are also used in summer. Because of the heat, the rubber is used up much faster. This causes the tires to wear out faster. And due to the increased abrasion, there is also pollutes the environment. Another point is that the fuel consumption is much higherif winter tires are also used in summer. Anyone who generally does not want to change a wheel twice a year should be an alternative All season tires use. They are well suited if you don't drive a lot in the snow or constantly drive long and fast on the motorway.

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