Avoid Hydroplaning With These Easy Tips

Hydroplaning is the phenomenon that occurs when your vehicle's tires skid or slide across a wet road in Manassas. It can result in the loss of steering, braking and power control. Hydroplaning often occurs right after a rainstorm begins. Essentially, your vehicle's tires are not able to push away the quickly accumulating water fast enough.

Drivers can do several things to avoid hydroplaning. Perhaps the most crucial is to reduce speed when the road is wet. Secondly, purchasing good quality tires that push water away efficiently is another, while replacing tires before they get bald is also essential. Make sure you turn off cruise control when on the highway during a rainstorm.

The service staff at Sheehy Nissan of Manassas can also help prevent hydroplaning through regular rotation and balancing of tires every 3,000 to 5,000 miles. This service is essential, even if your tires do not show any signs of wear.

 
 
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