Originally Posted by sluflyer06
The "snowflake M+S" symbol is not a snow tire thing, all season tires carry this marking as well. Thats why they're "all season" not summer.
Snow tires will out perform all season tires - in all
Summer tires will out perform all season tires - in the dry and wet (summer conditions).
All season tires are a compromise tire. They will not stop as well in the wet or dry in the summer as good as summer tires will. AND they will not perform as well as dedicated snow tires in winter conditions. That is why some people call them "no season" tires.