Originally Posted by cyfocus01
hmm, what about tread squirm? winter traction with new tread in the front? 4 tires the smart choice. some budgets may contradict...
Straight line acceleration, yes but for turning then no. This video shows why:
More interesting winter test videos here:
Of course the OP is in Alabama and doesnt see snow but the same holds true (not as extreme as ice but think wet/slippery conditions)