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Remember that many of our rural roads are unsealed with a gravel surface; the slope of the road, a high water table and blocked culverts can cause flash-flooding during heavy rainfall.
Do not drive through flooded areas unless you are sure the water is below the bottom of your wheel rims. If you must drive through high water, drive slowly. You have limited traction and the tyres may lose contact with the road. If this occurs, hold the steering wheel steady and lightly apply the brakes. After your wheels regain contact with the road, slow down until you have full control of the car.