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How To Lane Change – Some Tips

How To Lane Change Are you wondering how to lane change? Normal lane changing procedure usually goes like this: 1) Mirror(s)2) Signal (Make sure you understand blind spots and shoulder checking.) 3) Shoulder Check4) Lane Change & Check Mirror Again Make sure your side view mirrors are adjusted properly. Okay this all sounds very nice, …

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Chronicles of Alex — Driving in Traffic, Lane Changes, Curves [Driving Hours 12.75 – 14.75]

Driving Hours 12.75 – 14.75 November 14 I learned: It’s good to scan intersections with traffic lights by turning your head rather than just scanning with your eyes. Although I do need to practice scanning intersections well ahead of time. (You can see more if you turn your head rather than just using your peripheral …

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How to Change Lanes

Recommended procedure for lane changing is usually:   1) Mirror(s) 2) Signal 3) Shoulder Check 4) Lane Change & Check Mirror Again   Ok this all sounds very nice, but what else should you know? In my day-to-day observations I often see something like this:   1) Mirror 2) Lane Change   What is wrong with …

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What Is Defensive Driving? This Is What Professionals Do

Defensive Driving Definition What is defensive driving? Defensive driving is using actionable driving strategies to eliminate or minimize risk – and help avoid crashes – by actively anticipating hazards on the road. Active Vs Passive Drivers It’s about being active, not passive. It’s about preventing collisions way before they can happen. A passive driver just …

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Passing A Left Turning Vehicle

Question : This is a (possibly stupid) question about indicating, but I cannot find a definitive answer. It’s about passing a left turning vehicle. To indicate or not to indicate? At a lot of intersections, a single lane become two or more lanes, so passing the left turning car on the right would require a …

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Illegal Not to Signal?

Yes it’s illegal if you do not signal your intentions before maneuvers. You are legally required to signal before pulling over, pulling into traffic, lane changing, parking, merging, turning right and left, etc. And yes you can get a ticket for failing to signal your intentions. 151 – Change Lanes without Signal – $109 & …

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Blind Spots In A Car

Blind Spots in a car What are blind spots in a car, you ask? It’s simply a specific area or areas, that you can not see when you are sitting in the drivers seat. You can’t see this area in your mirrors or in the corner of your eye(s). So, something such as another road …

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Increasing Speeds while Learning Driving [Chronicles of Alex Driving Hours 16.75 – 18.75]

Driving Hours 16.75 – 18.75, Nov 22 Alex Says: We went on the highway and a bridge! Going near 80 km/hr wasn’t as daunting as I thought it would be. We practiced: Turns Stop signs Lane changes Scanning intersections left, (center), right, then left again I learned: When you’re stopped at a light and waiting …

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