The classification criteria simplify and guide the tyre purchase decision. Standardised classification information is available to consumers on a label attached to the tread or through another means of communication.
The new tyre label simplify the selection of tyres for consumers. Although the new label make it easier to compare tyre models, you should also support your decision by consulting the following, for example: tyre retail experts, independent magazine test articles and tyre manufacturers.
The tyre label provides no added value for consumers using winter tyres. Instead, it may be misleading and endanger traffic safety. The regulation applies to non-studded winter tyres, but not to studded tyres.