Winter tire, showing tread pattern designed to compact snow in the gaps.
Snow tire with metal studs, which improve traction on icy surfaces.
The brand logo of Finnish Rubber Works between 1965−1966
Tire showing the ASTM 3PMSF (Three-Peak Mountain Snow Flake) symbol, denoting a qualifying snow tire, and a separate snow flake symbol, that recommends tire replacement with 4 mm of tread remaining
Nokia municipality, Finland
A Czech road sign Winter equipment, which mandates the use of snow tires
Nokian Hakkapeliitta, a winter tyre fitted with metal studs
Russian studded tires warning sticker.
Nokian Bicycle Tire
Vehicle in cold, dry, powder snow, which offers comparatively better traction than moist snow.
Deep tread pattern and multiple sipes in a Nokian Hakkapeliitta R winter tyre tread. The numbers 4, 6, 8 in the tread (in mm) indicate the depth of the remaining tread. The number 8 becomes unreadable as the tread wears to a depth of less than 8 mm.
Vehicles in warm, moist, granular snow encounter decreased roadway traction.
Compaction of snow under an advancing snow tire, causing rolling resistance while passing through about {{convert|10|cm|in|sigfig=1}} of snow.
Compaction in about {{convert|5|cm|in|sigfig=1}} of snow left behind a snow tire, showing tread-snow interaction.

Snow tires, also known as winter tires, are tires designed for use on snow and ice.

- Snow tire

Known for its winter tyres, Nokian is the only tyre manufacturer in the world with its own permanent winter tyre testing facility.

- Nokian Tyres
Winter tire, showing tread pattern designed to compact snow in the gaps.

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