Of course, you would never allow your personal vehicle to get to a point where one of the tires might accidentally blow out, but what if you borrow your irresponsible brother-in-law’s car and you find yourself in this situation?
1. Don’t panic. If you over-react you may cause the vehicle to lose control.
2. Don’t step on the brake. This is the absolute wrong thing to do – it can cause a greater imbalance in the vehicle’s stability.
3. Don’t abruptly release your foot from the accelerator. This will transfer weight from the back tires to the front tires and can lead to loss of control.
That’s what you shouldn’t do. Here’s what to do…