Driver Knowledge Tests

Can you drive with different sized tyres?

A car tyre has a measurement that will look similar to this: 205/60R16 The 205 is the width in millimetres, the R16 means that the hub’s diameter is 16 inches and the 60 refers to the sidewall height as a

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Motorcycle stability control – how does it work?

Motorbike riders have had to wait much longer than car drivers for the arrival of stability control which is now standard on almost every new car. Adoption on motorbikes has been slow – there are still a huge number of

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New Zealand forces cars to have ESC, follows Australia

Electronic Stability Control is a set of electronics that works to determine if a car is skidding. If it detects loss of control it selectively applies the brakes on each wheel to bring the vehicle back into a straight line.

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