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Learn how to drive safely with the driving lessons in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- Steady nerves
- Quick reflexes
Don't panic. Stay calm and let your knowledge, not your instincts, direct your actions.
Immediately take your foot off the gas; then apply light braking.
Turn into the skid
Turn the steering wheel in the same direction you are skidding, whether your back or front wheels are sliding. Ignore the impulse to steer the other way.
Return to your original course
Regain control of your car, and carefully return to your original course.