Posted by **sharon** on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 10:57am.

why is it that cars skid when friction is small?

- 9th grade physical science -
**drwls**, Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 11:09am
When friction is small (as when wet or icy), the road cannot apply enough force to the tires when the car has to accelerate, decelerate, climb a hill of make turns. Skidding then results.

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