Winter Driving and Skid Control
Introduction to winter driving problems
Modern automotive technology – how it affects your driving
How to start moving safely on slippery roads
Stopping safely – even in a panic situation
Preventing skids because it is easier than skid control
Understeer skids (front wheel)
Oversteer skids (rear wheel)
Out of control spins
Collision Avoidance – how to avoid other drivers
How to recognize when it is slippery
How to prepare for driving in winter
Students will be shown and have a chance to practice skid control and more importantly skid prevention with progressive in-class and in-vehicle training.
All exercises are designed to allow students to practice real winter driving scenarios. Instructors will use positive feedback and reassurance to help develop a healthy positive approach to safe winter driving.