If you start to skid on a slippery road, you should

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  • turn the front wheels in the direction of the skid and step on the gas.
  • turn the front wheels in the direction of the skid and ease your foot off the gas.
  • keep the front wheels straight and ease your foot off the gas.

Explanation

If you start to skid sideways, stay calm, ease your foot off the gas, and carefully steer in the direction in which you want your vehicle to go. Avoid braking, especially if your vehicle is not equipped with an anti-lock braking system (ABS). This procedure, known as ?steering into the skid,? will bring the rear end of your vehicle into line with the front. Once the vehicle is back under your control, straighten the wheels.

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