Hyundai Tucson: Special driving conditions / Driving in the rain

Rain and wet roads can make driving dangerous. Here are a few things to consider when driving in the rain or on slick pavement:

Hydroplaning

If the road is wet enough and you are going fast enough, your vehicle may have little or no contact with the road surface and actually ride on the water. The best advice is SLOW DOWN when the road is wet. The risk of hydroplaning increases as the depth of tire tread decreases

Driving at night
Night driving presents more hazards than driving in the daylight. Here are some important tips to remember: Slow down and keep more distance between you and other vehicles, as it may be m ...

Driving in flooded areas
Avoid driving through flooded areas unless you are sure the water is no higher than the bottom of the wheel hub. Drive through any water slowly. Allow adequate stopping distance because brake perfo ...

Other information:

Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Owners Manual: Hazardous driving conditions
When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud or sand: Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking. Avoid sudden movements in braking or steering. If stuck in snow, mud, or sand, use second gear. Accelerate slowly to avoid spinning the drive wheels. ...

Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Owners Manual: Seatback pocket
The seatback pocket is provided on the back of the front seatbacks. WARNING To prevent the occupant classification system from malfunctioning: Do not place any items total weighing over 2.2 lbs (1 kg) in the seatback pocket on the passenger’s seat. Do not hang onto the front passeng ...

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