What are the risks of fitting two winter tyres to the front?
If you only run two winter tyres to the front, it means that the rear end of your car is left vulnerable to the icy/wet conditions. This will generally result in rear skidding which can be hard to deal with when inexperienced. You increase the risk of spinning the vehicle under acceleration (rear-wheel drive cars) or when turning (for front or rear wheel drive cars).
What are the risks of fitting two winter tyres to the rear?
If you only run two winter tyres to the rear, you will experience the same imbalance between your wheels and you might end up losing the control of your vehicle and you’ll probably get understeer – which means that your vehicle will keep moving despite yourcorrective actions.
One last tip for the trip
Before getting on the road for a journey in cold weather conditions, check the reports on road conditions. It will help you to make driving decisions and avoid dangerous situations.SEE MORE ADVICES