What are 5 defensive driving strategies?
- Think safety first.
- Be aware of your surroundings — pay attention.
- Do not depend on other drivers.
- Follow the 3- to 4-second rule.
- Keep your speed down.
- Have an escape route.
- Separate risks.
- Cut out distractions.
What is a space cushion? A space cushion is a buffer around your vehicle that you maintain to allow room to maneuver, if necessary. Know what is in your space cushion, scan frequently and maintain awareness of other vehicles. See also: Learn how changes in your brain impact your driving.
How do you get a smooth turn while driving?
What lane should slower moving vehicles use when driving up a hill? Many roads have two or more lanes going in your direction. On these roads, drivers traveling at slower speeds should use the right lane, as the speed of traffic increases as you move to the left.