Snow Driving: Comments for those with 'lockers'

Robert Deis rdeis at
Wed Dec 4 14:40:38 EST 2002

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 robert_a_dupree at wrote:

> > Are you assuming no ABS here, or assuming the driver is skilled enough
> > to out-brake his ABS?
> ABS does not shorten braking distance when compared to threshold braking.

The latter, then.  Given that, I can see how locked diffs could
improve breaking.

Personally, sometimes I go with the ABS and sometimes not depending on the
situation. WIth 3 noisey kids in the back I usually go with becasue it's
difficult to concentrate.  When they are sleeping or quiet, I do better

  Rob Deis                  "Let the people know beforehand what the law
  MiB3347                      is and what they are to expect."
  rdeis at                              -- 18th Congress, Rec. 75

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