With the top down and the summer breeze flowing through your hair, it's easy to go a little heavy on the gas - and that can lead to dangerous situations, particularly when you hit an unexpected bend in the road.
The Globe and Mail's Peter Cheney has a great video that shows you how best to handle yourself if you find yourself heading into a turn too fast. His tips can best be summed up thus:
- Lose as much speed as you safely can before entering the turn.
Photo: The Globe and Mail
Looking for something a little more advanced? Check out Ultra 94's driving expert Brett Goodman's video about the physics of traction and safe and effective cornering , performance driving-style.
- Rose R.