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Safe Driving in Adverse Weather Conditions

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What is the primary cause of a locked wheel skid?

Braking too hard when going too fast

If your vehicle is equipped with four-wheel ABS and you experience a locked wheel skid, what should you do?

Apply firm pressure on the brake pedal

What is the first step to take if you start to skid on a slippery surface?

Slowly remove your foot from the accelerator

What should you avoid when driving on slippery surfaces to prevent skidding?

All of the above

If your vehicle is not equipped with ABS and begins to skid, what should you do?

Pump the brakes quickly

What is the most suitable action to take when a vehicle with one light is driving towards you?

Drive as far to the right as possible

What is the primary reason for driving slowly on a slippery road surface?

To leave space between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you

What is the most effective way to regain control of your vehicle if you start to skid on a slippery road surface?

Release the accelerator and make no sudden turns

What is the most common cause of hydroplaning?

Driving too fast on a wet road surface

What is the best way to avoid getting stuck in snow or mud?

Drive slowly and carefully to maintain control

What should you do if your brakes get wet while driving?

Lightly press the accelerator and brake pedals at the same time

What should you do if you start to skid on a slippery road?

Take your foot off the gas and steer in the direction of the skid

What can cause your vehicle to hydroplane on a wet road?

Driving too quickly

What should you do if your vehicle gets stuck in snow or mud?

Slowly release the accelerator and shift into a lower gear

Why should you slow down at the first sign of rain, drizzle, or snow on the road?

Because oil and dust on the road's surface have not been washed away

What is the most important thing to do when your vehicle starts to hydroplane?

Slow down gradually

What should you do if your vehicle gets stuck in the snow or mud?

Repeat a forward-backward motion until the vehicle rolls free

What is the primary cause of hydroplaning?

Tires losing contact with the road due to water

What should you do if you cannot see farther than 100 feet while driving?

Drive slower than 30 mph

Why is it important to carry snow chains for your tires?

To provide more traction on snowy roads

Test your knowledge of safe driving practices in snowy, rainy, and low-visibility conditions. Learn about the importance of snow chains, hydroplaning, and adjusting speed to road conditions.

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