Hydroplaning: Staying Safe on Wet Roads

The deaths of four family members, including two young children, whose sport utility vehicle skidded on a rain-soaked North Carolina highway this week and plunged into a ditch are drawing attention to the risks of driving in wet weather. "Witnesses told us that the vehicle did a 360[-degree turn] before it ran off the right side of the road," Sgt. Kenneth Pitts said. "In downpours like this, especially when you've got ponding water and all, it is just imperative to have tires that are safe....Full Story
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