( Automotive engineering : Vehicle components , Bodywork, controls, and accessories ) traction Traction control
is a system that stops
the wheels of a vehicle from spinning when excess
power is applied.
If the rear does begin to skid on a greasy surface, or with too much throttle, traction control takes over.
Traction control provides much-needed safety if road conditions cause any of a car's wheels to slip.
The traction control system regulates wheel spin through computer-controlled application of the brakes
or adjustment of the engine.
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