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The country has not imposed any restrictions in the international heavy traffic.

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Regulations for winter tyres in Sweden during the winter period, December 1st-Mars 31th if there is snow, ice, melting snow or frost on any parts of the road surface.


As from 1 June 2019, heavy trucks, heavy buses and private cars class II (campers) with a total weight of more than 3.5 metric tons, are to have winter tyres or equivalent equipment on the vehicle when there are wintry conditions on the roads during the period from 1 December to 31 March. This requirement applies to all tyres on the vehicle combination, including the trailer. The tyres for heavy vehicles must be:



Equivalent equipment refers to, among other things, snow chains and sand spreader, should be considered winter tyres.


The depth of the tyre tread of all tyres on heavy vehicles is to be at least 5 millimeters during wintry road conditions. The depth of the tyre tread for trailer is to be at least 1.6 millimeters.


More information regarding requirements for winter tyres can be found in the Swedish Transport Agency regulations TSFS 2009:19 and new uppdate TSFS 2019:44. The requirements are in Swedish here.


More technical requirements for tyres can be found in TSFS 2013:63 och TSFS2016:22


= 3PMSF, Three Peak Mountain Snowflake

POR= Professional Off Road

M+S also include the markings M.S, M&S, M-S och Mud and Snow.


Tyres with some of these markings or are studded fulfils the definition of winter tyre within each dates.


Date Vehicle
≤3500kg
Trailer
≤3500kg
Vehicle
>3500kg
Trailer
>3500kg
Front axel Drive axel Other axel
2019-06-01
until
2024-11-30

M+S*
studded tyre

M+S*
studded tyre

M+S
POR
studded tyre

M+S*
POR
studded tyre

M+S
POR
studded tyre

M+S
POR
studded tyre
2024-12-01
until
2028-11-30

studded tyre

M+S*
studded tyre

POR
studded tyre

POR
studded tyre

M+S
POR
studded tyre

M+S
POR
studded tyre
2029-12-01--
studded tyre

studded tyre

POR
studded tyre

POR
studded tyre

M+S
POR
studded tyre

M+S
POR
studded tyre
Minimum
thread depth
3mm 3mm 5mm 5mm 5mm 1.6mm

*Especially designed for winter driving