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a condition in which the front tires of car lose traction while cornering, causing the vehicle to turn less than desired

basically, your car will go straight instead of turning

the risk of understeer can be decreased by

a) lowering corner entry speed
b) turning less/turning more smoothly
c) trail braking
understeer is more likely on ice
by safaasd July 21, 2008
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