Long overdue was this law in Germany? For motorists, who are traveling in the cold season still with summer tires on the streets, it will now close. Winter tyres compulsory in Germany is: since December 4th, 2010. The road traffic Act (StVO) requires every motorist to drive in winter weather with winter tires on black ice, slush and snow icy summer tires must give way to the winter tires The tyres must, as described in the EU Directive 92/23/EEC with the M + S “marking must be provided and must have the properties referred to in that provision.” This allowed are also all-season tires – or all weather tires. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Verizon Communications. It is important that the tires tread have at least four millimeters and not older than five years. Passenger cars and light commercial vehicles must inflate the tires on both axles, heavy commercial vehicles but only pull the drive shaft with the appropriate tyre ranges.
Motorcycles have also equipped with the appropriate tyre are, however, here arises the problem that only a few winter tyre sizes in this sector are offered. Discouraged by the ADAC but anyway these vehicles to drive in the snow and frost. Who ignored the winter tyres compulsory, risked a fine of 40 to 80 Euro depending on how hard is the obstruction of traffic by the non-compliance. A point in the file of traffic offenders in Flensburg can also be added. It is also important to know that car insurance can cut the services, if you caused an accident with summer tires.
Then it may lead to liability insurance, that one remaining seated on parts of the costs. In the worst case it may cause the full freedom to provide the insurance, for example in case of gross negligence. Also it can cause injured parties of liability, if the accident evidence could have been avoided with winter tires. Despite the use of winter tyres it is not immune from accidents during the cold season, because this finally physical limits are subject to, and only in the Can work together with the most important winter rules”. The speed must be adapted to the weather and road conditions in particular. This is sure to accelerate with feeling, brakes, as well as to steer and to ensure enough clearance. Is always to ensure the unobstructed view out of the car and avoid unnecessary trips to the vehicle. There is the theme of winter tyres compulsory in many Internet forums”and the consequences lively discussed. So for example, in the Forum of the Web mail provider Webmail.de. Look nevertheless simply times purely and join the discussion. Helena Schmidt)