There is a saying regarding tires in Switzerland: “Von O bis O”, meaning that winter tires should be on cars from October to Easter (Ostern). Actually there is no law obliging people to have winter tires on their cars. However should you be found guilty of causing an accident because you do not have the proper tires on your car, you will face hefty fines and up to 3 years in jail. Winter tires are officially tires with a minimum profile of 1.7 mm, but car associations recommend a profile of 4 mm. They really start to show their effect when temperatures start to head below of 7°Celsius (pretty soon then). If you are travelling abroad beware that Germany, Austria, France
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