When riding in heavy rain, a film of water can build up between your tyres and the road. This is known as aquaplaning. What should you do to keep control when aquaplaning occurs?

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A: Use your rear brakes gently
B: Steer to the crown of the road
C: Ease off the throttle smoothly
D: Change up to a higher gear
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If your motorcycle starts to aquaplane, ease off the throttle smoothly. Don’t brake or turn the steering until tyre grip has been restored.

 

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