Buick ROADMASTER 1996 Owner Manual

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A cornering skid and an accelcrnlion skid are best handled 113' casing your foot ofl‘ dic accelerator pedal.

If your vehicle starts to slide. ease your foot off the amcicrutor pedal and quickly steer the Willi“ you want Inc vehicle to go. if you start steering quickly enough. your vehicle may straighten out. Always-i ho road}: For in second skid if it occurs.

Of course. traction is reduced when water. snow. ice, gravel or other material is. on tin: road. For safety, you’ll wont to slow down and adjust your driving to these conditions. It is important to slowdown on siipperv surfaces because stopping distance will be longer and vehicle control more limited.

While driving on a surface with reduced traction. tr;-r 3'our best to avoid sudden steering. acceleration or hulking [including cuginc hralting by shifting In a lnwcr geari. Any sudden changes could cause the tires to siide. You may nol realize the surface is siippery until your vehicle is skidding. team. to recognize warning clues -- such as enough water. ice or packed snow on the road to make 3 “niiITqud surface" —- and slow down when you. have any doubt.

Rumcmhcr: Any anti—luck hruiu: svstum LABS} helps avoid only the braking skid.

Driving at Night

Night driving is more durtgemus than dag,r driving. One reason is that some drivers are iikely to be impaired -- by alcohol or drugs. with night vision problems. or by fatigue.

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