How to Drive on Black Ice Source: http://www.wikihow.com/Drive-on-Black-Ice Winter driving isn’t only about dealing with snow; ice on the road is a real threat. Black ice, in particular, is dangerous because it’s invisible (the term “black ice” being somewhat of a misnomer, as the ice is visible). However, you can better protect yourself by understanding and ... More
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Road Rage: How To Deal With It Source: http://www.dmv.org/how-to-guides/road-rage.php Road rage is a growing problem on our highways. Learning how to deal with road rage can help you sidestep the dangerous nightmare that often follows an aggressive road rage incident. Back Off from Aggressive Drivers You must realize that you can’t control another driver’s behavior, but you can ... More
How to Handle a Freeway Stall Emergency safety tips for when your car quits on the freeway Source: http://www.automedia.com/How_to_Handle_a_Freeway_Stall/dsm20120101fs/1 Think about it for a bit: You’re cruising down the freeway at a leisurely 70 mph. Traffic is “normal” for a workday (i.e.: heavy). But you’re ok with it. Then out of the blue, the car starts acting ... More
Maintaining a Safe Following Distance Source: http://www.smartmotorist.com/traffic-and-safety-guideline/maintain-a-safe-following-distance-the-3-second-rule.html Good Weather – During daylight with good, dry roads and low traffic volume, you can ensure you’re a safe distance from the car ahead of you by following the “three-second rule.” The distance changes at different speeds. To determine the a safe following distance, first select a fixed object on the ... More
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