Winter has arrived and with it comes its fair share of hazardous driving. Because of this, you may find that you’re becoming a white-knuckled driver or at least someone who starts gripping the steering wheel a bit tighter. But fear not, you neither must live in fear nor become a hermit until spring arrives…
A yaw rate sensor (or rotational speed sensor) measures a vehicle’s angular velocity about its vertical axis in degrees or radians per second in order to determine the orientation of … Continue Reading What does a Yaw Rate Sensor do for your vehicle?
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) has been around for nearly three decades and has saved over a million lives. How can you make sure your ESC is working?
Driving in the rain can cause your car to hydroplane. How can you prevent it? What do you do when you’re caught in a hydroplane?
If your car, SUV or light truck is relatively new – say, ten years old or less – it may be equipped with traction control or its more sophisticated cousin, … Continue Reading Traction Control: When It Can–and Cannot–Save Your Life