Buick REGAL 1993 Owner Manual

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Driving on Snow or Ice

Most of the tune. those places Iwhere your tires meet the road probably hrtve good traction.

However. ifthere it snow or ice between your tires and the mad, you can have a very alippery situation. You'll have a. lot less traction or “grip" and wilE need to he very careful.

What's the worm time for this-r';l "Wet ice," Very cold anon- or ice can be elicit and hard to drive on. But wet ice can he even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You can get “wet iee” when it‘s about freezing {33°F'. (1°C: and fleeting rain begins to tell. Try to avoid driving on wet ice until suit and sand crews can get there.

Whatever the condition -- smooth ice. peeked~ blowing or lower: snow -- drive with caution. Accelerate gently. Try not to break the fragile traction. If you accelerate 1111: first, Ihr: drit-‘t: wherein will spin and polish the Rut—fact: under the tires.- even more.

LIEJIL‘hH you have the anti-lock braking tryiilon‘t. you'll want to brake very gently. too. {It you do have anti-lock. 53E: ”Ami-lock“ in the Index. This system imp-rover; your vehicle's uhility 1U make a hard stop on a slippery moi} Whether you have the anti-loci: braking system or not, you‘ll want to begin stopping sooner than you would on dry pavement. Without anti-lock brakes. if you feel your ytshitslt' begin ll] Hlidc, Ect up 11-11 [hr brakes a little. Push the brake pedal down sleadiiy In get the most traction you can.

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