There’s nothing more chilling than the feeling of not being in control, especially when you are driving your car! Even if you’ve heard the advice many times, it never hurts to review the three things to remember when your car starts to slide on the road (from Icyroadsafety.com):
- Don’t hit your brakes: Braking triggers slides and makes existing slides worse!
- Turn into the slide: Turn your wheels in the direction the back of the vehicle is sliding.
- Don’t panic and don’t overcorrect: Overcorrecting may send the car into an unrecoverable spin.
Here’s a video with more: