aquaplane


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a board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the water

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rise up onto a thin film of water between the tires and road so that there is no more contact with the road

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ride on an aquaplane

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As soon as you hit those the car slides, aquaplanes and oversteers, so the stewards made the right decision.
Defending barrister Chris Rees told the jury: "It wouldn't have mattered if it was you, Sgt Bannister or Lewis Hamilton driving, once you aquaplane you're at God's mercy.
Shortly after a tyre stop, I hit standing water at Bridge which caused the car to aquaplane off the circuit.
If driving at more than 50mph surface water may not be dispersed by your tyres, which may cause you to aquaplane.
The two sides will compete in a series of challenges including the human catapult, climbing the champion's wall and navigating a foamy water slide in an aquaplane.
One pal said: "He was driving through roadworks at 62mph and hit a pool of surface water which caused the car to aquaplane.
Not only can a car aquaplane but it only takes an eggcupful of water entering the engine to wreck it
Heavy rain caused the Boeing 737 to overshoot the landing strip and aquaplane into undergrowth beyond.
David Learmount, safety editor of Flight International Magazine, said: "If aircraft do land in very heavy rain they can aquaplane in the same way that a car can in wet conditions on the road.
David Learmount, safety editor of Flight International Magazine said: "If aircraft do land in very heavy rain they can aquaplane in the same way that a car can in the wet.
If driving at more than 50mph, surface water may not be dispersed by your tyres, which may cause you to aquaplane - when the tyres are riding on a film of water and are not in contact with the road.