The article notes that skids are generlly caused by too much speed. Sudden turns, locking the wheels while braking, or sudden acceleration may cause the car to skid. To avoid winter skids, drive slowly, slow down for turns or curves in the road and always watch for changing road surfaces. The article describes action that should be taken during a rear wheel skid with a rear wheel drive, a rear-wheel skid with a front wheel drive, and a front wheel skid.

  • Corporate Authors:

    US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

    Norton AFB, CA  United States  92409
  • Publication Date: 1986-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 6-7
  • Serial:
    • Driver
    • Volume: 19
    • Issue Number: 9
    • Publisher: US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00495808
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-039 823
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1990 12:00AM