"Changes in the weather conditions can challenge the most experienced driver. As an example: Driving from dry conditions to ice decreases the capability of the vehicle by 65%, driving from snow to ice decreases the vehicles capability by 49%. This decrease is the laws of physics at work. When moving from one surface to another; you are suddenly driving a car with much less capability. And to make life more exciting this change in capability all happens in tenths of seconds. This quick change in vehicle capability would be difficult for the most experience driver to control."Read the rest of this article by Tony Scotti in "Driving in Bad Weather", policetraining.net, July 2010.
Monday, December 20, 2010
Driving in Bad Weather