16: Skid Control/Recovery, Jackknifing, and Other Emergencies 

Directions: Read each statement carefully and mark the response that best answers the question. 

1. If there is an imbalance of __________, a skid may occur.
2. A __________ will occur when the drive wheels attempt to take over the front wheels, causing the rear of the tractor to swing out.
3. What is something you can do to help prevent a front wheel skid?
4. Traction is needed to maintain directional control. You need traction in order to:
5. What should you do if your brakes fail?
6. If you experience a tire blowout,:
7. If your vehicle begins to hydroplane,:
8. What is one of the main causes of vehicle rollovers?
9. What are the most serious skids caused by?
10. What are the most common causes of a trailer jackknife?

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