Effekter av vinterdäck: en kunskapsöversikt

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Carl Magnus Berglund
Bertil Forsberg
Inger Forsberg
Stefan Grudemo
Ulf Hammarström
Torbjörn Jacobson
Christer Johansson
Anders Ljungman
Olle Nordström
Mats Wiklund
Gudrun Öberg

Choice of winter tyres has, from mainly being a matter of safety and economic costs for wearing of road pavements, during later years also become a matter of inhalable particles formed during pavement wear from studded tyres and their negative effects on public health. Further, the tyres' effects on environment and noise have been illustrated in several studies. The issue is also complicated by the fact that tyre choice effects on traffic safety have several components, including such diverging parameters as friction and behaviour. Finally all aspects have to be evaluated from a socioeconomic point of view for society to be able to decide which kind of distribution of tyre types that is the most profitable. This report is a summary of current knowledge in this complex research field.

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