Some corrugated roads are so bad that some people have actually turned around and given up, much due to not knowing how to deal with it and sometimes the road is really that bad it comes down to pure willingness.
The 12C Spider is being driven in the video by Rhys Millen. The Native New Zealander is the current overall record holder for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, 2005 Formula Drift champion and 2008 Drifting World Champion. Rhys has appeared in over 500 commercials spanning 20 years and films including several appearances within the Fast and the Furious franchise, Indiana Jones and is currently working on a new film project soon to be released."With a familiar background in Hill Climb competitions and a native New Zealander myself, on the eve of this 50 year celebration for McLaren it was an honor to have driven the 12C Spider up the twisty snowy mountain roads."
Got a request from one of our readers regarding how to drive over steep inclines especially when stuck in traffic. This is kinda’ tricky but with practice you can conquer these inclines with relative ease. First, try to get to know the vehicle you are driving; are the brakes in good condition, does the handbrake function properly? I ask this for they would come in handy with a nice trick that can save you from rolling down as you are stuck in traffic later.
If there's one truism that applies to any driving technique, it's: always be prepared for anything. Hills present a few challenges when driving both up and down them. This is especially true when it comes to cornering and braking, both of which introduce additional forces that affect the car's weight transfer and balance.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only Travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight. Food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Despite warnings to avoid the roads during severe weather, the majority of drivers still decide they want, or need, to get behind the wheel.
Search for the world’s highest bikeable roads is mainly characterized by indefinable actual altitudes of respective roads. Relevant literature, maps and information on the internet provide many thousands of (often questionable and conflicting) results. While findings regarding the highest roads in Europe and North America can be verified by many sources the situation concerning the rest of the world differs totally. In particular, in the Himalayas and the Andes new roads are constantly under construction and actual trafficability of such roads is subject to changes of political and climate conditions in these areas.
Protect yourself and your passengers. Allow extra time to reach your destination during inclement weather. It takes only one unprepared or careless driver to slow or stop traffic.
Over 90% of the deaths on the roads occur in low-income and middle-income countries, which have only 48% of the world’s registered vehicles.
This list of countries by traffic-related death rate shows the annual number of road fatalities per capita per year and per vehicle-km in some countries in the year the data was collected.
Stay alert, slow down, and stay in control — the three key elements of safe winter driving. Drive according to highway and weather conditions.
The ability to see and to hear clearly is vital for drivers to take in information and to be able to make appropriate decisions.
The calendar of activities for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 reflects an impressive number of events - several hundred in more than 70 countries.
Road trips can be exhilarating. There’s something about an open road, a map and several weeks off from work that liberates the soul.
Search for the world’s highest bikeable roads is mainly characterized by indefinable actual altitudes of respective roads.
An important part of defensive driving is to make good choices about when and where you drive. To help you minimize your risk, we've compiled some useful facts.