tire deviation angle

An angle formed by the direction of travel of a vehicle and the steered direction (that which the wheels are pointing). It is produced by distortions within the tire, due to external forces. Not to be confused by actual slipping or skidding. Also called slip angle.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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