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By Nancy Schrimpf

Turning into the skid


Last updated 2/23/2018 at 6:32pm

Although I've lived in San Diego for several decades now, I first learned how to drive a car back in the northeast. In case you haven't heard, it snows in the northeast. It also gets super icy there sometimes. Occasionally it does both at the same time, which is how and why I eventually learned how to turn into a skid.

The first time you find yourself skidding on ice and snow, with your back tires going where you absolutely do not want them to go, you are likely to do one very natural, very wrong thing. You are likely to grab the steering wheel and turn it the way you want your tires to go...

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