was unheard of, the narrow tyres parting water with ease.
occurs when a wedge of water forms in front of the tyre and lifts it up off the road surface.
Clr Lees-Hamilton also warned of the danger of aquaplaning
- when the car's tyres fail to grip the road and are travelling on a sheet of water, causing the driver to lose control.
If driving through a large puddle and your steering feels light you could be aquaplaning
Be aware of the risk of aquaplaning
especially on roads with high speed limits.
We were aquaplaning
at 100mph and trying to get the car slowed down was almost impossible.
It's been a day of torrential rain, aquaplaning
, rivers across the track, spins, near misses, soggy bums #loveit Sir Chris Hoy never had the weather to contend with in the velodorome IanWright0 I know who I want now
Tyre tread depth above 2mm will improve your stopping distance and reduce the risk of aquaplaning
The 25-year-old Frenchman crashed after aquaplaning
off the wet track at the same corner as Sauber's Adrian Sutil.
However, more than half of drivers stated that they would react in a manner that would either make matters worse or have no effect on an aquaplaning
car, such as pressing the brake to slow down.
The all-season tread pattern of KAMA EURO-236 tires is characterized by the presence of four longitudinal grooves in the center and the pattern spreading over the sidewall, which reduces the risk of aquaplaning
Driving through standing water increases the chance of aquaplaning
, which is difficult to control in most situations.