When you are sliding, turn in the direction of the skid: Myth
This is true if you drive a rear wheel drive vehicle but the majority of the vehicles on the road are now front wheel drive. So what you want to do is turn your steering wheel in the direction that you want to go and keep your foot on the gas. Anti-lock brakes will enable your wheel to keep turning and enable you to maintain control of steering. Most skids happen when the vehicle is going around a corner too fast for conditions so keep that speed down!