Friction and the Road


Diagrams of Road Friction


Our Equipment


Experimental Procedure


Data and Results


What This Means


Tire Sledding!








From our data and the conclusions we drew from it, we would recommend that people who are going to be driving on snow and ice use tires either designed specifically for icy road conditions or, if that is not possible, tires with a deep soft tread.

We have also came to the conclusion that Taco Bell is rather good when you are hungry, Fred Meyers is not the best place to have pictures developed, that we are all big fans of Suburbans and that the Alyeska Pipeline makes a really good backdrop.