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Stay safe on the road with the important information in this car and driver video series.
You Will Need
- A quick response time
- Calm under pressure
Ignore your natural instinct to hit the brakes or jerk the steering wheel when you have a blowout.
Accelerate slightly to maintain control of the vehicle. Keep going straight.
Ease off the accelerator slowly.
Maintain your course while the vehicle slows.
Apply the brakes gently when your car slows to 30 miles per hour.
Turn on right turn signal
Turn on your right turn signal.
Pull your vehicle off to the side of the road, and breathe a sigh of relief…you’ve just survived a blowout.