Defensive Driving [pdf]



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Defensive Driving Basics

Why You Should Improve Your Driving Skills
What Is Defensive Driving?
Which Driver Are You?
Five Characteristics of a Defensive Driver
What Is a Preventable Collision?
Stopping Distance Formula for Cars
How Close Is Too Close?
Following Distance Worksheet
When Someone’s on Your Tail
Scanning the Road
Accelerating and Braking
Passing and Being Passed
Avoiding Head-On Collisions
Merging Into Highway Traffic
The Dangers of Speed
Evasive Manoeuvres
Protecting Occupants
Your Body, Your Mind & Your Driving,
Are You a “Type A” Driver?
The Golden Rule of Safe Driving
Driving Under the Influence
When the Other Driver Is Under the Influence
Five Basic Groups of Drugs & How They Affect Your Driving Abilities
Can You Sober Up Someone Who Has Been Drinking?
How Much Alcohol in These Drinks?
Conditions That Affect Driving
In-Car Distractions
Driving on Bad Roads
Driving After Dark
Driving in the Rain
Driving in Fog
Driving in Snow and Ice
Urban Driving Hazards
Rural Driving Hazards
Surviving Rush Hour and Commute Traffic
You Can’t Beat That Train
Parking and Delivering Safely
Loading and Unloading Safely
Driving Large Vehicles
Pre-Trip Inspections
Driving Large Vehicles
Following Distance
Driving Large Vehicles
Backing Up
Sharing the Road With Pedestrians
Sharing the Road With Cyclists and Motorcyclists
Sharing the Road With Older Drivers
Sharing the Road With Slow-Moving Vehicles
Sharing the Road With Buses and Emergency Vehicles
Are You Driving Yourself Crazy?
Coaching the New Driver
Older Drivers Have Special Needs
Safety Checklist for Automobiles
Summerizing Your Car
Winterizing Your Car
What Every Motorist Should Carry
Towing Tips
Protecting Your Car From Theft
Defending Yourself Against Vehicle-Related Crime
Defending Yourself Against Carjacking
Auto Emergencies
If You’re Involved in a Collision
If You Witness a Collision
If You Have a Blowout
If Your Brakes Fail
If You Have a Breakdown