Originally Posted by BlueDonkey
A smaller width tire has less of a tendancy to hydroplane, regardless of tire. The same weight is placed on a smaller surface area, the car will want to sink in the water more. Skinny wheels are better for snow, too; they have to displace less snow to go the same distance.
That is correcto BlueDonkey. The fact is look at the US military all there vehicles have tall skinny tires better in snow, rain, and even mud really wide tires have an advantage in loose sand