Calls for Winter Tyres to be made a Legal Requirement, an independent resource website for people looking to pursue compensation claims, is calling for a change in UK motoring law making winter tyres a legal requirement for all vehicles.

The petition comes after the site saw an increase in the number of whiplash claims over the latest bout of bad weather, demonstrating the dangers that heavy snowfall and icy temperatures bring.

Tom Johnson, founder of said; “The number of leads received during the winter period has been overwhelming and has made the dangers of winter driving very evident. Winter tyres are a legal requirement in most EU countries but not in the UK, and the switch could help prevent thousands of accidents on our roads every year. “….

Original release here

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