aquaplaning


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aq·ua·plane

 (ăk′wə-plān′, ä′kwə-)
n.
A board pulled over the water by a motorboat and ridden by a person standing up.
intr.v. aq·ua·planed, aq·ua·plan·ing, aq·ua·planes
To ride on such a board.

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aquaplaning

nAquaplaning nt; in order to prevent the car from aquaplaningum ein Aquaplaning zu verhindern
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A female driver was on the westbound carriageway at junction 35 when her vehicle started aquaplaning.
A female driver was on the westbound carriageway at junction 35 when her vehicle started aquaplaning. No other vehicles were involved and nobody was injured.
A LAMBORGHINI driver smashed into a motorway barrier after aquaplaning on the motorway.
Motorists must be cautious because of reduced visibility and aquaplaning.Yellow warning is in place for the regions of Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Pleven, Lovech, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse, Targovishte, Razgrad, Shumen, Silistra, Dobrich, Sliven, Stara Zagora, Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Sofia, Pernik and Kyustendil for rain and thunderstorms.
The dangers of 'aquaplaning' - when a vehicle's tyres lose grip because of a surface water - were also highlighted by PC Dave Cant of West Yorkshire Police who dealt with another crash on the M62 over the weekend.
THE PSNI has warned drivers over the dangers of aquaplaning after a horrific car crash.
Asked about Ms Yates' account of aquaplaning, he replied: "It could likely have been a cause."
AQUAPLANING could have been the cause of a "brutal" crash on the A66 that saw a red van end up flipped on its roof.
Aquaplaning was unheard of, the narrow tyres parting water with ease.
If the water is standing in puddles on the road surface, your car is at risk of aquaplaning. Aquaplaning occurs when a wedge of water forms in front of the tyre and lifts it up off the road surface.
3.If driving through a large puddle and your steering feels light you could be aquaplaning. Ease off the accelerator, keep the wheels pointing forward and avoid braking to regain full control.