Winter tires have a soft, pliable compound engineered to provide maximum grip on snowy and icy surfaces at freezing temperatures. These specialized tires wear quickly and deliver longer stops on cleared roads compared to all-season tires. So, you should remove winter tires once winter is done in your area.
If it were only that easy. When is winter “done” in Maine? As you know, we have had some huge snow storms in April. So I called around and survey says April 30th, change your winter tires!
Consumer Reports has a great article in this topic – CLICK HERE for the full story.