Winter tyres guide

Winter car kit check: are you prepared for the cold?

Winter car kit check: are you prepared for the cold?

When winter is on the way, are you ready for the weather? Use our winter car kit check for preparing your car for winter!

  • 12/09/2016
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Ranking of premium winter tyres 2014/2015

Ranking of premium winter tyres 2014/2015

The best tyres for winter? Here is the answer to your question, prepared by more than 85,000 drivers whose opinions were collected by Oponeo.co.uk. You won't find such an accurate and reliable set of data about tyres offered on the English market anywhere else on the web.

  • 21/11/2015
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Winter tyres – don’t rely on the M+S mark!

Winter tyres – don’t rely on the M+S mark!

When it comes to quality winter and snow tyres for cars, many people are often surprised to learn that the M+S mark on the side of car tyre is no guarantee that the model has the right properties for winter use. Still confused? Read on to find out why.

  • 11/06/2014
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
When to change from winter to summer tyres

When to change from winter to summer tyres

When to switch from winter to summer tyres? What is the best time to replace your winter tyres with summer ones? What do you need to bear in mind when changing tyres?

  • 10/06/2014
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
The best winter tyres – tyre evolution

The best winter tyres – tyre evolution

This article answers the question of how winter tyres develop. The reader will learn how advanced technologies translate into the market success and what tyre evolution process is. We discuss here the possibility of an upcoming revolution in winter tyre technologies. We also present possible stable and balanced tyre evolution of individual features in winter tyres.

  • 24/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Winter tyres in Europe

Winter tyres in Europe

Depending on where you are driving, the rules for winter tyres in Europe can change. In some countries, there are no regulations but, in others, you can get a ticket for not having the appropriate snow chains or winter tyres.

  • 24/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
What should the snow tyre pressure be?

What should the snow tyre pressure be?

Snow tyre pressure is of vital importance to every tyre performance. This article describes the consequences of improper winter tyre pressure and explains why in winter we should check pressure even more often. 

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
When should I install my winter tyres?

When should I install my winter tyres?

It is said that winter tyres should be installed when the temperature during the day falls below 7°C. Our article discusses this notion. Here the reader will find the explanation for the 7°C phenomena.

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Should my winter tyres be narrower? – Changing tyre size.

Should my winter tyres be narrower? – Changing tyre size.

The winter season is approaching, and so do the dilemmas of choosing the right tyres.In this article, we will talk about changing tyre size of winter tyres.We discuss the notion of using narrower tyres for snow conditions and consequences of changing tyre size in winter.

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Why should I get winter tyres?

Why should I get winter tyres?

In this article you will find the comparison of all-season tyres and winter tyres. The reader will find benefits of winter tyres and all-season tyres.

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Should I replace my winter tyres?-Tyre tread depth.

Should I replace my winter tyres?-Tyre tread depth.

In this article the reader will acquire knowledge about how to judge when tyres are worn and when they should be replaced. It clearly presents the notion of tread wear indicator and shows easy method to check tyre tread depth. Finally, it explains wearing signs that we should be worried about. 

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Which winter tyres should I choose?

Which winter tyres should I choose?

Thanks to this article you will not be lost during choosing new winter tyres. In this in depth article you will find information about factors to consider when we buy winter tyres such as: tyre speed and load indexes, tyre prices, average durability, various terrains, driving styles, types of vehicles and tyre treads finally. Here you will also find information about independent tests, user reviews and new EU legislation.

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Winter tyres… Why should you change them?

Winter tyres… Why should you change them?

Some people do not see the necessity of changing tyres  according to season. In this article advantages of changing tyres for winter were highlighted. Read this article and learn about the advantages of using winter tyres and broaden your knowledge about winter tyres in general.

  • 07/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Breaking in the new winter tyres

Breaking in the new winter tyres

Winter tyres at the beginning of their usage need some special treatment. Therefore this article is for car owners who have just bough new winter tyres. They should definitely read this article before they start driving. Here they will learn why winter tyres require "break-in" before you can use their full performance capacity.

  • 07/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
How to drive in snow

How to drive in snow

How to drive in snow is a question which many people frequently ask. In this article we present an interview with head of Goodyear’s assessment and research centre – Joseph Lambert.  The expert will give you many useful tips on  how to drive in snow and be safe.

  • 07/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Winter driving - improve your safety

Winter driving - improve your safety

Winter driving is not easy. Especially in countries, where drivers are constantly faced with changing weather, snow, slush, ice and holes in the roads. Luckily, we are not left alone in all this. Designers and engineers all over the world try to do their best to help drivers to ensure that they keep themselves, their passengers and other drivers safe.

  • 07/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Prepare yourself for driving in snow

Prepare yourself for driving in snow

Most of us have problems with driving in snow. This article is for people who feel uncomfortable about driving in snow. Read this article to learn how to prepare yourself for severe weather conditions. Check how to ensure safety on snow-covered surfaces. It is not as difficult as most people imagine. Our explicit description and pictures will help you to master all manoeuvres.

  • 07/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Winter tyres in summer?

Winter tyres in summer?

Experts recommend replacing winter tyres when the tread reaches 4 mm or less. This is roughly half of a new groove’s depth, which can come as a surprise to many drivers, as the legal minimum is only 1.6 mm deep. Consequently, many people wonder if it is better to “overdrive” their winter tyres in the summer, instead of throwing them away.

  • 03/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK