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7 Defensive Driving Tips

7 Defensive Driving Tips

Defensive driving is a style of driving that focuses on being proactive, rather than reactive, when behind the wheel. It’s a way of approaching driving that puts safety first, and it’s important for every driver to learn and understand the basics of defensive driving. Here are some tips for driving defensively: Keep a Safe Following Distance: A good rule of thumb is to keep a following distance of at least three seconds behind the vehicle in front of you. This allows you time to react if the vehicle in front of you stops suddenly. Always be Alert: Stay alert while driving, especially on long trips. Fatigue can be a major contributor to accidents, so if you start to feel drowsy, pull over and take a break. Scan the Road Ahead: Look ahead for potential hazards, such as cars merging into your lane or slow-moving vehicles. Anticipating these situations can give you time to adjust your speed and position to avoid them. Keep Both Hands on the Wheel: Keeping both hands on the ... read more

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