ERJ staff report (BC)
Croydon, UK – BBC Coventry & Warwickshire presenter Annie Othen interviewed European Rubber Journal Editor Barry Copping on air on 9 January.
Othen’s morning show included a feature on issues around car tires raised by listeners.
Challenged as to whether tire makers offer summer and winter variants merely as a marketing ploy, Copping explained the low-temperature benefits of winter tires in terms of better grip and handling in icy, snowy or wet conditions and shorter braking distances.
Othen asked how drivers could best distinguish…