Temp is showing 2.5 too warm.
Ok, that's not here
The car is though, sitting outside in a thoroughly unremarkable 0 degrees with the slightest hint of a suggestion of a covering of snow
Regarding winter tyres in the UK, I don't the govt will make them a legal requirement because it would make them (more) unpopular and they really don't care that much anyway, there's probably more chance of them being banned to put everyone on an even keel.
It's a spasm of some kind that doesn't stand up to logical scrutiny. - NotoriousREV