Leave a larger distance between your vehicle and the one in front of you. The braaking distance on a slippery road surface is twice as long as on a dry one.
If you don’t need to brake hard, place light pressure on the brakes while changing down gears (if you have manual transmission) or while you put the vehicle into neutral (if you have automatic transmission). Hard, sudden steering or braking maneuvers are certainly not advised.
If you feel your vehicle slipping, immediately press the clutch in. This allows your vehicle to regain grip. Softly release the clutch so that you regain control. The natural reflex is to look at possible obstacles that you might hit, but it’s best to always look at the place or opening that you want to drive towards.
All vehicles manufactured since 2003 are fitted with abs. Thanks to this anti-lock braking system, you no longer need to worry about pushing the brake pedal in with full force. The pedal may begin to vibrate: it’s the abs system beginning to work. You can keep pushing on the pedal.
Abroad, the waiting time is approximately 2 hours.
Every country has their own traffic rules and regulations. That’s why we advise you to be vigilant and find out everything you need to know about the rules of the country that you’re travelling to. There are a number of examples below: :
On the VAB websit. you’re able to request and browse the specific rules for each country. This is certainly worth doing.
The speed limits on freeways and expressways vary from one country to the next. Consult the maximum speeds for European freeways here .You’ve still received an infringement notice or fine? Make sure you take whatever actions are necessary as soon as possible to avoid any additional costs.