Buick LaCrosse: Hydroplaning - Driving on Wet Roads - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water can build up under the vehicle's tires so they actually ride on the water. This can happen if the road is wet enough and you are going fast enough. When the vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road.

There is no hard and fast rule about hydroplaning. The best advice is to slow down when the road is wet.

    Driving on Wet Roads
    Rain and wet roads can reduce vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. Always drive slower in these types of driving conditions and avoid driving through large puddles ...

    Other Rainy Weather Tips
    Besides slowing down, other wet weather driving tips include: • Allow extra following distance. • Pass with caution. • Keep windshield wiping equipment in good shape. • Keep the windsh ...

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    About this manual
    Before you operate your vehicle for the first time, please familiarize yourself with the information found in the chapters "Your Driving Environment" and "During Your Trip.&quo ...

    ECO PRO
    Consistent tuning to minimize fuel consumption for maximum range with maximum driving stabilization. Comfort functions and the engine controller are adjusted. The program can be configured to in ...

    ESC OFF usage
    When driving • ESC should be turned on for daily driving whenever possible. • To turn ESC off while driving, press the ESC OFF button while driving on a flat road surface. Never press the ESC ...