Term of the Road Dictionary

grip of tyres

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Road Surface Characteristics
  • Definition : Quality of tyre-road contact which enables the driver to accelerate, steer and brake his vehicle (as opposed to road slipperiness, which refers to a lack of grip).
  • Synonyms : grip of tires (US, CA)

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