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Recovering From Hydroplaning

Follow these nine tips for drivers about avoiding and responding to a hydroplaning vehicle.

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Obstacles to Overcome Prior to a Volume Rollout of Autonomous Vehicles

I believe volume penetration of fleets by autonomous vehicles will take much longer to occur than what is predicted in today’s optimistic forecasts. Conceptually, autonomous vehicles are technologically feasible, but, as they say, the devil is in the details. One thing is certain, as we trail blaze new ground, so too will we trail blaze new problems.

Driving on a Wet Road

AAA offers several tips so drivers can use the safest approach when driving on a wet road. Read the full driver training tip here. Video via MonkeySee.

Video: How to Drive in the Rain

Spring showers can quickly turn into downpours, and that can mean dangerous road conditions for drivers. The vast majority of weather-related crashes happen on wet pavement and during rainfall — 73% on wet pavement and 46% during rainfall.

Minnesota Lays Groundwork for Autonomous Vehicles

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has formed a 15-member advisory council to make policy recommendations regarding traffic regulations, safety issues, and privacy concerns as they relate to rolling out self-driving vehicles in the state.

Handling an Ice Skid

Winter brings snow and ice on roadways, so here's a tip to help drivers handle an ice skid. Richard D'Astolfo of Aclubdriving.com gives three tips in this Howcast video. Read the full story here.

Video: How to Handle an Ice Skid

It doesn't take much snow or ice to make roads dangerous in the winter. While knowing how to handle an ice skid is critical, avoiding getting into one in the first place is even more vital.

Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.

4 Tips for Driving in Snow

Following blizzard-level snowfall on the East Coast, the Team O'Neill Rally School produced this video with in-car advice on how to drive in such challenging conditions. Ever wonder which states are the riskiest for driving in snow? Click here.

Which States Are Riskiest for Driving in Snow?

A driver’s chances of getting in a snow-related crash are highest in the state of Wyoming, according to a recent analysis of 2016 crash data.