What three words best describe defensive driving?
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|WHAT TWO WORDS BEST DESCRIBE DEFENSIVE DRIVING?||SPACE & VISIBILITY|
|RULE 3||KEEP YOUR EYES MOVING|
|HOW DO YOU DO IT?||MOVE EYES. FRONT 2 SECONDS. REAR 5-8 SECONDS.|
|What does it do for you?||KEEPS YOU ALIVE AT INTERSECTIONS. KEEPS EYES AHEAD OF CAR|
|Key Phrase||“SCAN- DON’T STARE”|
What is an example of defensive driving?
Pay Attention To Your Surroundings – Check your mirrors, keep your eyes moving constantly, be aware of slowing cars or brake lights ahead, avoid road hazards, and pay attention to weather-related conditions which could impend safe driving.
What is defensive driving?
Defensive driving means protecting yourself from more than just other drivers. It’s about thinking ahead and anticipating hazards so you can avoid accidents before they happen.
What makes a good defensive driver?
A defensive driver is one who is able to react to their surrounding drivers, and avoid collisions and accidents that many other people wouldn’t be able to avoid. Being a good defensive driver can save you money, and even potentially save your life.
What is defensive driving method?
Defensive driving describes the practice of drivers who consciously reduce the dangers associated with driving. Defensive driving techniques reduce the likelihood of a collision or incident and can even save costs related to vehicle maintenance and fuel consumption, by driving smoothly and steadily.
What is true about defensive driving?
What is Defensive Driving? Common Sense Driving; Its aim is to reduce the risk of collision by anticipating dangerous situations, despite adverse conditions or the mistakes of others.
What is the most basic principle of defensive driving?
Aim high. It is the first principle of defensive driving, and it requires you to be alert and focused so as to avoid collisions and, in particular, the rear-end and also warn the other drivers of the impending traffic. Your gait should be held up high so that you can have a clear view of the road.
What is “defensive driving”?
Defensive driving is defined as “driving to save lives, time, and money, in spite of the conditions around you and the actions of others.” While every situation is different and will require it’s own specific course of action, there are 5 very basic defensive driving tips that should always be followed while behind the wheel.
What are 10 key defensive driving techniques you need to know?
10 Key Defensive Driving Techniques You Need To Know. 1 1. Always Be Prepared. 2 2. Stay Focused on Your Driving and the Road. 3 3. Always Keep an Eye on Your Surroundings and Scan Far Ahead. 4 4. Always Try to Predict a Possible Risk. 5 5. Stay Safely Distant From the Vehicles Around You.
Why is communication important in defensive driving?
Bringing proper communication into defensive driving is important for drivers, especially those who are new to the road. After all, you’re not the only one using the roads, right? One way you can practice good communication is through signaling.
What should you do when you notice a driver driving poorly?
Sometimes when you are on the road you might notice a driver that seems to be driving poorly. Maybe they are driving on the lane marker or center lane, driving too slow or too fast, drifting in and out of the lanes, or tailgating. If you notice drivers like this, it is best to safely distance yourself from them and their vehicle.