WINTER CONDITIONS:

HANDLE WITH CARE


Winter tires are engineered to handle the worst winter conditions, including ice, snow … and COLD


The performance advantages of winter tires kick in when temperatures drop below 7° Celsius,!


Special tread designs and rubber compounds provide assistance with traction, performance and confidence in winter driving conditions.

 

WINTER TIRES HELP YOU STOP WHEN YOU NEED TO

Test show winter tires can shorten your stopping distance by 38 feet (almost 12 meters) in winter conditions


That’s almost the length of a school bus**


** Source: Quebec Ministry of Transportation, 2001
Braking tests were performed at -20°C on a road covered with packed snow and ice. Vehicle speed was 50km/h.
Compact vehicle equipped with winter tiers stopped 11.6 meters (38 feet) sooner than the compact vehicle equipped with all-season tires.

WINTER TIRES:


VALUE NOW & IN THE FUTURE


Many insurance companies offer a discount of up to 5% when winter tires are installed on vehicles, saving you money now, and over time!


PLUS changing tires seasonally helps reduce wear on your Original Equipment tires, helping extend the life and value of BOTH sets of tires!


TIRE SELECTION:


THE RIGHT TIRES FOR THE RIGHT SEASON

 

Winter tires vs. all-weather vs. all season tires – what’s the right choice? You want to select the right tire for your safety, comfort and driving needs.

 
 

WINTER TIRES

• Best braking performance in ice and snow


• Winter tires provide excellent traction and control in winter conditions

ALL-WEATHER TIRES

• Advertised as a four – season solution


• All – weather tires perform well in cold, dry conditions, however unlike winter tires, they are not specifically designed to perform in winter weather.

ALL-SEASON TIRES

• Good performance in spring


• All – season tires are not recommended for tough winter driving conditions.

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