To the editor:
You recently published a letter from me in regards to dangerous driving on US 62 (Cynthiana Road). Thank you. I wanted to inform your readers of a possible concern I became aware of afterwards - using cruise control on one’s vehicle on wet surfaces. Whenever cruise control is on, two other factors come into play.
1.) In order to maintain a constant speed, sometimes the vehicle will accelerate on its own... which could cause you to hydroplane, and thus lose control.
2.) I believe it also disengages the anti-lock brake function (check with an expert on this).
As I said in a previous letter, I like using cruise control. But, there are some circumstances when it is ill advised... wet surfaces being among the worst. Thank you for making your readers aware!