One of the tricky tasks facing drivers in winter occurs when we try to get out of the ruts or trails left by preceding vehicles. This often involves thick, heavy and wet slush. Getting safely out of those ruts depends on slowing down and avoiding sudden inputs. By planning, and looking ahead you will gain enough extra time to ease onto the brake pedal, gradually moving some weight onto the front tires. Let the tires do their thing. They are designed do their job when rolling forward. The tread design has biting surfaces on the edge, including channels to throw away snow, water or slush. By steering slowly and gradually into the edge of the rut or slush, you allow the edges of the tire to get maximum grip.
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