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I am a delivery driver and the last few years have had trouble skidding in bad weather. What type of tires would you recommend? Should I get snow tires for the winter? If so, all 4 or just front or just back? Is it ok to use those tires year round or would I have to change them in warmer weather?
I've heard that the American Tire Manufacturers Association, recommending that new tires always be placed on the rear wheels of a car, even a front wheel drive Minivan with ABS, is indemnifying drivers for front end skidding accidents that their recommendations precipitated immediately after the tire install over the customers objections. Is this true? I ...

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