It is a Natural Phenomenonnnm!!!
At a certain speed, usually around 50 or so, depending on the vehicle/weight/tire, etc., the tires cannot get rid of the water from under the tire fast enough and the water forms a wave!
The vehicle will then ride up on this wave (wedge) of water!
Thus! You have A hyro plane!! Almost as bad as ICE!! But! Let's not go there!! I have very bad memories of that situation!
Floating (hyroplaning)! A really scarey thing!!! But! There are "Rain" Tires out there!
BUT! Who wants all of that noise??
Just drive below the hyroplane speed and then you'll have no sweat (upon the forehead)!!
Guess why you get stuck in sand??
[ October 12, 2002: Message edited by: CptBil ]</p>