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Driving Lesson - Skidding

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Driving Lesson - Skidding

Driving Lesson - Skidding

Avoiding

  • Concentration
  • Planning - MSPSL
  • Anticipation
  • Correct speed

Factors Affecting Braking

  • DRIVER
  • Vehicle condition
    • Tyres
    • Brakes
  • Road surface
    • Wet
    • Loose Chippings
  • Gradient

Skidding with Standard Brakes (Cadence Braking)

  • Reduce and re-apply braking pressure
  • Repeat if necessary

Skidding with ABS Brakes

  • Wheels are automatically prevented from skidding
  • Continuous pressure on brake pedal
  • Able to maintain steering
  • ABS May not work in wet or slippery roads...
    • Reduce and re-apply braking pressure
    • Repeat if necessary

Skidding while Cornering

  • Weight of car on front wheels
    • Less grip on back tyres
  • Steer into the skid

Prevention is better than cure!

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