Buick ROADMASTER 1993 Owner Manual

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Driving on Snow or lee

Most ofthe time. those places where your firm: meet the road probany he re gooti traction.

However, if there is snow or ice between your tires and the road, you can have a very slippery Situation. You‘ll have a lot less motion or "goo" and will need to be very careful.


What ’3 the worst time for this? "Wet ice." Very cold snow or ice can be slick and ham to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer line least traction of all. You can get “wet ice" when it's about freezing {32“F; WC) and freezing min begins to fail. Try to avoid driving on wet ice until salt and sand crews can get lhere.

Whatever the condition smooth iec. packed, blowing or loose snow dri ve with caution. Accelerate genlly. Try not to break the fragile traction. [f you accelerate loo fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more.

You: anti-lock brakes improve your ability to make a hold Stop on a slippery road. Even though you have the anti-lock braking 3y stern. you'll want to begin stopping sooner than you would on dry pavement. See “Anti—lock" in the Index.

0 Allow grcular following distance on any slippery road.

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