Weather of Arabia - With the change of seasons and the start of the rainy season, vehicle problems and the possibilities of traffic accidents increase, especially the slipping problem that occurs when it rains for the first time after a period of confinement, and for safe driving, the driver must deal with the road and the vehicle with caution and wisdom.
In the interest of your safety, we offer you the following tips for safe driving to avoid slipping in the "first winter" and some instructions in case the driver encounters an emergency.
When the first drops of rain fall or the rain falls after a long period of confinement, drivers face difficulty driving as a result of mixing water with dirt and oils on the roads, which accumulated during the summer, forming a sticky layer between the tires and the road, which causes tire slippage or what is called slipping. Hydroplane skid, so that the driver is unable to control his vehicle because the tires do not adhere to the road surface despite applying the brakes.
What is a hydroplane skid
Hydroslide occurs when your tires lose contact with the road and begin to roll over a thin layer of water. It can happen when the tire is not able to move the water out fast enough to maintain proper contact with the road. This can also happen in the case of worn tires, when the tire surface is in good condition, the grooves and grooves do the job of giving water a place to enter through and prevent the tire from slipping (this is when driving at a safe speed), then most of the rubber in the tire will be in contact with the asphalt, which maintains traction Enough between tires and the road.
If you feel the steering wheel is light, gently depress the gas pedal and let the car slow down, do not apply the brakes suddenly, and in the event of slipping, the best way to avoid an accident is to follow the following instructions:
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