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Hydroplaning or aquaplaning by the tires of a road vehicle occurs when a layer of water builds between the rubber tires of the vehicle and the road surface, leading to the loss of traction and thus preventing the vehicle from responding to control inputs such as steering, braking or accelerating.
If it occurs at all wheels the vehicle becomes, in effect, an uncontrolled sled.
Car rolled in puddle crash.
A car lost control and rolled over after hitting a puddle in Redbourn.
The accident happened at about 5.30am yesterday (Monday) in St Albans Road.
The vehicle hit the puddle and lost control, causing it to veer off the road ...
Policeman died after he lost control of his car
A POLICEMAN died after he lost control of his car in poor weather conditions and crashed down an embankment on a Cornish road, an inquest heard.
Pc Kevin Sparks, 45, a diversity officer, who lived in Plymouth, was pronounced dead at the scene on the A38.
Eyewitnesses told how Pc Sparks had hit a puddle of standing water before the car began to swerve out of control before flipping over and shooting down the embankment.
Doiron v. City of Riverside
...high school student, passenger in a 1967 volkswagen Bug, was traveling on a main roadway in Riverside at approximately 10:00 p.m. Vehicle hit puddle of water and lost control leaving the roadway and the rear of the volkswagen hit a palm tree.
Kingston teen’s motor vehicle homicide trial postponed
Erin Leith, 18, is charged with misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide and speeding stemming from an accident in May 2006 that killed Victoria Wightman, 16, of Hingham, and seriously injured two others.
Leith lost control of her Oldsmobile Cutlass on Route 106 in Plympton about 11 a.m. on May 16, 2006, after driving through a large puddle.
The vehicle swerved into the path of a minivan driven by Mary Hall of Halifax.
Originally posted by kozmo
My God, I love the UK!!! Nowhere else on Earth could you have such a rash of pointless and downright stupid laws! From what you can put in wheeling bins, when they can go out and where to store them to this!?!? You'd think that they had nothing else better to do over there. Is there anything that you Brits ARE allowed to do over there? What's next, criminalizing farting in public? What a joke!!!
Originally posted by noonebutme
He could have also had a stroke while driving. Or been hit by a meteorite, or an earthquake could have occured, or lightning hit his vehicle, or one of the children had a heart attack, or an axle snap, or he could have been shot, etc etc etc.
Originally posted by Remixtup
He wanted to splash them. They wanted to be splashed. Is it dangerous? yes, but so are most things that are fun. Are we gonna outlaw fun?
Originally posted by whatukno
It's not like this is a video of people pulling drive by shooting. This is a splashing, I have been splashed before, it sucks but it's WATER. You will dry.