A lesson in Applied Physics

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« Reply #1 on: 21/12/2010 10:45:14 »
From just that small sample it seems better to keep driving and try and steer than to brake and just let gravity and momentum take you into the mix-up
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« Reply #2 on: 21/12/2010 12:05:31 »
Yeah there's a Merc or Xfire or something about 50 secs in that is bowling down the hill, but stays off the brakes and in control - Snow-driving 101.

I impressed by the red car that reverses out the way of some sliding fool (brakes locked) and then calmly drives round the mess afterwards.

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« Reply #3 on: 21/12/2010 17:31:02 »
I suspect none of these folks had studded tires. I'm pretty sure I could have gone up the hill in my wife's Jeep - it's got studs.
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« Reply #4 on: 21/12/2010 22:35:50 »
Yes impresive driving from the car coming down that steered around everything

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« Reply #5 on: 28/12/2010 17:56:07 »
« Last Edit: 28/12/2010 18:00:25 by RD »

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« Reply #6 on: 28/12/2010 19:15:04 »
Lucky I don't have snow to contend with........

Though a short storm dropped around 30mm of rain or so in 2 hours just now.

Total for month is around 170mm so far......
« Last Edit: 28/12/2010 19:23:08 by SeanB »