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There are several causes for hydroplaning. 1. Driving to fast in the rain. 2. Water to deep on roadway. 3. Tires to worn out to drive on. ( no tread wear left ) 4. Driving right after a long drought and the water brings the oil to the surface of the road causing the road to be slick. 5. Turning your steering wheel to fast to make a turn in the rain. 6. Improper air pressure in tires. 7. Wrong type of tires on car or truck.
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