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As winter is approaching quickly, make sure that you do your tire change in a timely fashion. If you wait too long, you might already be in an accident. So changing them early enough before the winter weather arrives is of crucial importance. Winter tires are actually better than all-season tires even before the snow arrives. They are better at lower temperatures as the all-season tires become hard at these temperatures. A hard tire will not be able to provide the same grip and traction as a soft tire. This is why the winter and snow tires add oils to the rubber to provide the right softness even at very low winter temperatures. This means that as soon as you see that the temperatures are dropping so that you might have or the forecast predicts, freezing temperatures at some point of the day or night, it is time to do…

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All-season tires or, more specifically, SUV all-season tires are an excellent choice for your SUV. They allow for use in most seasons. However, they do not hold the “Three Peak Mountain Snowflake” emblem, so they are not recommended for use in severe winter conditions. If living in an area with snow and ice, it is recommended to use SUV winter tires during the winter.  In regions with mild weather, however, the SUV all-season tires are a great choice. They provide low rolling resistance and are therefore more energy-efficient, which is better for the environment. Due to the low rolling resistance of the all-season tires, they also come recommended for hybrid and electric SUVs. The advantage in areas without winter weather is that there is no need to change over tires in the winter. The SUV all-season tires are safe to use on all road conditions other than severe winter road…

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All-season tires are perfect tires for the North American market when it comes to using the tires for most of the year. All-season tires can handle all the different warm seasons except the winter season. Regardless of if you experience summer, fall, or spring weather, these tires will keep you safe and provide excellent grip and stability when driving. Most states in the US will not experience too much winter weather, so there might not be needed to use winter-approved tires. You should change to winter-approved tires before the winter season arrive. However, some all-season tires will be able to provide some grip on snow so that you can get to a tire service station to get winter tires mounted. They are available as SUV all-season tires as well, so that you can equip your SUV with a set as well. If you have an electric car or a hybrid,…

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Summer driving tends to be the most excellent condition for drivers and should thus be an enjoyable driving experience. The primary importance is always that you are safe when you drive. Once you have secured that, it should be a pleasant experience to drive during the summer. To achieve this, you will need a good car combined with a set of good all-season tires. The car can only give you the expected driving performance if the tires are in good condition and that they are optimized for the driving conditions. Your car tires ensure that the car will handle well on the road without problems, when you take sharp corners, when you encounter different weather conditions and that you can make the car stop quickly to keep you safe. If you end up with a high-performance car without matching it with high-performance tires, you should be wary about the speed…

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SUVs are great and safe vehicles, but they are only as safe as the safety of their tires. If you don’t have a good set of tires mounted on your SUV, you might risk being in accidents more frequently. It is essential that you check the tread depth to ensure that its key properties associated with tread depth are intact. When the threshold value goes below 5/32 inches, you lose a lot of the tires’ important properties. These include braking distance, grip, and ability to prevent hydroplaning. It is therefore important that you check your tread depth and preferably also monitor the decrease of depth. The easiest way to measure the depth, if the tires don’t have Nokian Tyres’ patented Driver Safety Indicator (DSI) where you can read it from the tread, is by using a coin and push the coin into the groove and measure how far in you…

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When driving in wet conditions with all-season tires on your vehicle, you want to make sure that you have tires that are good in these conditions. Wet conditions tend to be to most challenging driving conditions during the warm season. During wet conditions, you have both the challenge of heavy thunderstorms with very heavy rain, which can cause difficulties by itself. In addition, you will need to adjust your speed and ensure that your windshield wipers can keep the windshield clear for an unobstructed view. During the heavy rain and after, you can have issues with hydroplaning, as you have a lot of water present on the road surface. You can also have large shallow puddles during and after heavy rain, which can easily cause the car to show symptoms of hydroplaning. Therefore, you want the tires to have both a good wet grip and the prevention of hydroplaning. Hydroplaning…

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Tires are very important when it comes to avoiding accidents. A set of premium tires on an electric car or a hybrid car will ensure that you get the wanted performance out of it; you should be able to enjoy better stability and control over your vehicle. Premium tires will also give you great grip with a short braking distance, helping you avoid accidents. Without proper premium tires, you are more likely to end up in accidents, and one of them could potentially turn serious. This goes both for your all-season tires and for your winter tires. For all-season tires, you also need good quality tires to manage curvy roads, quick stops, and avoiding hydroplaning during the thunderstorms during summer. When driving in winter conditions, it is even more important to have proper tires to manage the tricky winter conditions. The tires also have to be approved for winter use…

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When driving during thunderstorms, you will face a few challenges; one of them is the grip and that the car tends to hydroplane and the challenge the wipers have to clear the windshield from water. Some of the measures to overcome these challenges are to do the following. Adjust your speed accordingly to have high-quality car tires that are designed to prevent hydroplaning. Then you need to have wiper blades that are in good condition so that they effectively remove the water from the windshield. Hydroplaning is one of the primary reasons for accidents during thunderstorms, so this is a phenomenon that you need to be careful with. It happens when the tires lose contact with the road surface, as it cannot push away the water present on the road surface. Unique designs in the tread have improved how water is channeled out through the thread and to the sides…

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The two major issues that people have with electric cars are that the initial investment is higher. The second is that people worry about the range of the battery and the limited battery life. As innovations continue on all fronts, electric vehicles are improving. If you are not sure, hybrid vehicles are a good way to combine the lower fuel costs associated with electric vehicles with the assurance of being able to drive the vehicle with gasoline when needed and be able to refuel at a gas station if you need to go longer distances. The batteries are also charged by the combustion engine and the regenerative braking. By adding special tires with a very low rolling distance, electric vehicles have been able to increase their driving range. Today, several tires are recommended for use on electric vehicles, and some are even specially made for them. When you purchase a…

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People tend to spend a lot of time choosing a car for their families; however, limited or no consideration is given to the tires. They accept the tires that came with the vehicle, which tend to be all-season tires, and they might purchase a set of winter tires from the car dealer without much consideration. However, when these tires need replacing, they might be overwhelmed by choice of tires available on the market nowadays. Things to consider when you purchase a new set of tires are the type of driving you will do, what kind of vehicle you have, what are the different weather conditions you will need to navigate through, and, last but not least, your budget. If you have a high-performance car, you should look into some premium sporty tires – like the Nokian zLine A/S – with an appropriate speed rating, which indicates the speed the maximum…

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