Tips for operating Europe's winter roads
The European Network for cross-border consumer issues – ECC-Net – has compiled the rules of the road that apply during the winter months in each country respectively. The lists below are for the EU plus Norway and Iceland.
Winter tires are legally mandatory:
Winter tires are mandatory if weather conditions so require:
- Czech Republic
Winter tires are mandatory only if there is a specific road sign:
Winter tires are not mandatory:
- The Netherlands
- United Kingdom
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.