"no Later than the 15 april should studded tires be of the. When it is done, there is one important detail that could be dangerous to forget – efterdragningen."
"– It is not to be trifled with, " says Peter Buhre, Däckspecialisternas association."
"In the worst case, you run at 120 km / h on the highway when the wheel fall off."
"– Stop you on the highway and goes out of the car as it is fraught with danger. And where does the wheel go? What happens if someone is running on it? says Peter Buhre."
"Efterdragningen should be done about five to ten körmil after däckbytet. Then you should make sure that none of the bolts that hold the tires started to come off."
"this is going to däckverkstäderna inform on and all that changing the tyre themselves know. But each year sees the insurance company Trygg-Hansa, an increased number of cases of lost wheels just in däckbytartider."
"Just that insurance companies have annually more than one hundred customers who sign damage occurred when the wheels come off."
"– What can happen is that the tire stuck in the wheel well. It is loose but stuck in the house and causing damage there, " says Stefan Brala, motorexpert Trygg-Hansa."
"If the tyre is detached completely lands the car on the suspension and then the damage to the car, even more comprehensive."
"Serious personal injury as a result of the lost wheel has, however, neither Stefan Brala or Peter Buhre heard of. Usually, you feel how the car starts to vibrate. You can also hear a ticking sound and then it stop."
"– Then it is not a long way to go, " says Peter Buhre."
"tightening need not be so difficult, he stresses."
"– The most important thing is to know that no nut is loose. It usually also be visible."
"you Use a common fälgkors it is important to tighten moderately hard. This is easier if you use a torque wrench."
"Studded tires must be replaced with summer tires later than april 15, but it is the snow and ice is still legal to drive with studded tires until the snow and ice are gone."
"Sommardäcket must have at least 1.6 mm tread depth."
"winter tires without studs must not be changed, but then it is sommarväglag is still recommended summer tyres."
"Source: Swedish transport agency (Transportstyrelsen"