Analysis and Evaluation of the Effect of Studded Tyres on Road Pavement and Environment (I)

Alfredas Laurinavičius, Kęstutis Skerys, Vilma Jasiūnienė, Algis Pakalnis, Martynas Starevičius


In order to determine the effect of studded tyres on road traffic safety, this article, based on Lithuanian and foreign countries researches, gives an overview of the performance of winter tyres, influence of the type of tyres on fuel consumption. Also, it presents the dependency of accident risk on road pavement condition, studies the effect of studded tyres on road pavement and pavement marking, gives an analysis of traffic accidents on Lithuanian roads and streets in different aspects.


studded tyres; road traffic safety; traffic accidents; road pavement

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DOI: 10.3846/1822-427X.2009.4.115-122


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