Moonshiner-s-turn meaning

(colloquial, US) A rapid illegal U-turn performed by putting the car in neutral and applying the hand brake, thereby producing a controlled skid, with the car still moving backwards when forward power is again applied.

Did you see the moonshiner’s turn he pulled in that chase scene?

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Origin of moonshiner-s-turn

Used by moonshiners to evade authorities during Prohibition.