To the untrained eye, the side wall of a tyre can look like a meaningless set of numbers, letters and symbols.
A question we’re often asked is “do I need winter or all-season tyres?” The answer is, it depends. On quite a few things.
Tyre speed ratings tell you the maximum speed that particular tyre is legally approved for. This measurement ensures that the tyre you buy is appropriate – and safe – for the speed of the car it’s fitted on.