High performance cars have returned to the market. They are available throughout the entire range of a manufacturer's line. However, because these cars can brake and corner extremely well, they can lull their drivers into a false sense of security. Such over confidence can lead to skidding. This article points out the causes of such skidding and describes what to do about it, whether you are driving rear or front wheel drive cars.

  • Corporate Authors:

    US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

    Norton AFB, CA  United States  92409
  • Publication Date: 1983-9

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 20-21
  • Serial:
    • Driver
    • Volume: 17
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00385801
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-036 030
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 30 1984 12:00AM