A skid is one of the worst things that can happen if you are a new driver.
I experienced a skid on my third day of driving. I learned how to drive during winter.
My family is still very much surprised I handled it well like I have been driving for a very long time.
That is due in part to the fantastic training I received from the incredible driving instructor I had at Access2Drive in Queens.
In case you don’t know, they provide you with one of the best driving lessons you can’t get elsewhere.
I won’t advise anyone to try getting a skid. It can be very dangerous.
And the best way to survive a skid is to avoid getting one in the first place.
Developing those skills could take hours of practice.
In the face of bad weather, it’s best to stay at home.
I would not advise a beginner to drive when it’s snowing. It can be very dangerous.
The risk of a crash is very high during these times.
I had a friend from Colorado, who always boast to me that he can drive in the snow. That’s arrogance and pride of course.
Well, I told him, here in Texas, these guys who are on the road can’t.
I am not here to say you can’t drive when it’s snow and icy. You can.
But here is the ugly truth:
It is all about tires.
If your tires can’t, then you are endangering your life being on the road.
To have adequate snow traction, a tire (even a winter tire) requires at least 6/32-inch deep tread, according to Tire Rack.
I’ll advise you to get winter tires and all-season tires.
Use winter tires mostly during the winter and use all-season tires during the summer. That way, you keep your life safe while on the road.
But the best advice is for you to stay home when there are a lot of snow and ice on the road.
Even if you have the best snow tires, nothing guarantee that other people on the road have the same. You are at risk of getting hit.
Stay home when the road conditions are dangerous.
That’s the best advice.
Thanks for reading.