Winter Driving School
The reaction of most sane drivers to snow or ice is to slow down and avoid dangerous maneuvers. The Bridgestone Winter Driving School in Colorado takes the opposite tack. In the name of training safe drivers, they put students in calamitous situations on a closed course and have them rehearse the most common problems—over and over again. The oversteer skid is the scariest. The rear tires lose grip and the car’s back end suddenly wants to be in front. It occurs when you enter a corner too fast, so, of course, the instructors urge the members of the class to do just that. The solution—at least for front- and all-wheel drive cars—is totally counterintuitive: accelerate…
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