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Controlling vehicle stability

Want to improve your vehicle's stability? We explore some of the tips to avoid skidding and what it means to over and under steer
A cars dashboard and traction control button
We all want to feel in control when we're on the roads. Stability is key and controlling your vehicle's stability will undoubtedly make you feel more comfortable behind the wheel. Unfortunately, every time you brake, steer or accelerate the stability of the vehicle could be compromised. Sounds scary but that's what manufacturers have been working hard to solve for many years. Making our cars safer is a top priority. Three simple actions that we do in our cars day-in day-out are braking, accelerating and steering. They are the fundamental parts of driving. These actions produce forces which alter the car's weight distribution, balance and tyre grip. New vehicles benefit from the latest technology and active safety features designed to keep the car stable. In this article, we'll look at what you can do to stay in control of your vehicle and reduce reliance on active safety technology features.
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