by Lee Wyatt
(last updated May 28, 2010)
No matter how good of a driver you think you are, there will be times when your perceptions and skills are put to the test. At no time is this more prevalent than when your car starts to skid. There is little that can compare with the realization that your two thousand pound vehicle is no longer under your control. While it is true that you can face the possibility of going into a skid at anytime, the chances dramatically increase during inclement weather.
Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to react properly when entering a skid. Practice makes perfect, but it is difficult to simulate a skid. Therefore, the only way to learn the skills necessary to handle this situation is to study what should and shouldn't be done.
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