GMC Terrain: Hydroplaning - Driving on Wet Roads - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water can build up under the vehicle's tires so they actually ride on the water. This can happen if the road is wet enough and you are going fast enough. When the vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road.

There is no hard and fast rule about hydroplaning. The best advice is to slow down when the road is wet.

    Driving on Wet Roads
    Rain and wet roads can reduce vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. Always drive slower in these types of driving conditions and avoid driving through large puddles and ...

    Other Rainy Weather Tips
    Besides slowing down, other wet weather driving tips include: ○ Allow extra following distance. ○ Pass with caution. ○ Keep windshield wiping equipment in good shape. ○ Kee ...

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    Cargo area cover
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