How to travel safe by car during winter
The winter and the weather varies throughout Europe, especially if you include Iceland and Norway. 28 ECC-offices has therefore answered the following questions about their home countries, to help consumers planning for a holiday on wheels abroad:
- Are winter tires mandatory or not?
- If not are there special areas (or caution signs on the road) where you need winter tires?
- Are studded tires allowed?
Additional regulations to the ones listed below may apply, and is to be found in the report Winter tires within Europe, in Iceland and Norway.
Countries where winter tires are legally mandatory
Countries where winter tires are mandatory if weather conditions so require
- Czech Republic
Countries where winter tires are mandatory only if there is a specific road sign
Countries where winter tires are not mandatory
- The Netherlands
- United Kingdom