Icy Roads: How to Correct a Slide
If you're sliding and fishtailing at all, it means that you are going too fast for the conditions. If you drive at a safe speed on ice and snow (45mph or less) and avoid sudden braking, acceleration or turns, you won't need to worry about correcting anything. The higher the speed, the more difficult it is to correct a slide. Most slides or fishtails that happen above 45mph require very quick and precise steering to correct, and are beyond the ability of most drivers to successfully manage.
If you find yourself caught off guard and in a slide, doing the following may help you regain control:
Video: Correcting a slide
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