Today, October 30, experts iReactor made top most important tips for motorists at the choice of winter tires, which will answer the question about what to choose «spikes» or «Velcro».
Note that the temperature range when the «Velcro» and studded tires behave similar, about the same. Similar brake the way they show on standard soil at minus 13-15 below zero. At lower temperatures the friction of the tires begin to beat the spikes, as «studding» may not always pierce solid ice layers. At this time, the slats of Velcro to cover a large area of rough ice. However, we should not delude ourselves and make a choice in favor of the friction of the tires, because at higher temperatures, studded tires much better. When minus 2-3 below zero stopping distance of the Velcro will be almost two times more than the «spikes, no seeds».
Based on the data it becomes obvious that in large cities of the Russian Federation the best fit «spikes», and in the conditions of strong frost, it would be better to use non-studded winter tyres.
Earlier it was reported that experts have published the top 5 most important tips to care car in winter.