When visiting a coastal or forest area by car to help victims of natural disasters, often the available parking area is not covered with solid objects, but sand or mud. This can pose a risk that is quite troublesome, namely the vehicle’s wheels get trapped when the car is driven. Getting stuck in a car tire stuck in sand or mud can sometimes be very difficult as the tire is buried deep enough. Sometimes, a tool is needed that can jack the car up and help the tires gain traction. For this reason, the following may be a reference for you when car tires are stuck in the sand or mud.
1. Gas slowly
When a quarter of your tire has entered the sand or mud, do not force it to hit the gas deeply, especially if your car has two wheels. Instead of being freed, car tires will actually get trapped deeper in the sand.
The step that must be done is to check the surface of the sand or mud, whether the surface has a density or not. Then, gas your car slowly. If a slip occurs, take your foot off the gas pedal.
2. Mount the tires with rocks or wood
The next step, try to prop your tires with rocks or wood to help the tires gain traction. The trick, put the stone or wood on the driving wheel as a foundation.
If your car has a rear wheel drive, place the rock or wood on … Read More