Can I fit winter tyres only on the front of my car?

Can you put winter tyres on the front only or do you have to fit to all four wheels?

Asked on 19 November 2020 by Michael Wilkinson

Answered by Georgia Petrie
All four wheels need winter tyres fitted. If you fit them to just one axle (like the front only), you'll destabilise the car.
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