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signals when backing up

Signals When Backing up

We’ve got a question from a reader about signals when backing up. It’s actually a good question. Q: When I back up, what kind of signal do I have to use?  The answer to this very perplexing question about signals when backing up is this: It’s the same as when you are going forward! That …

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roundabout signals

Roundabout signals when driving

Roundabout Signals: Intro Are you wondering about roundabout signals when driving? Roundabouts are designed to keep traffic moving and improve safety at intersections. How does it improve safety? Well, first of all, drivers are forced to slow down before the circle. This alone improves safety because the slower you crash, the less it hurts. Secondly, …

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hand signals for driving

Hand Signals for Driving

Hand signals for driving? What? Obviously cars have turn signals, so why would we need hand signals for driving? Some new drivers simply don’t think about this. Some people don’t realize that when the turn signal suddenly burns out, they are supposed to be sticking their arm out the window to signal their intentions to …

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what is defensive driving

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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residential streets

Residential Streets – What Everyone Should Know About Driving On Them

Residential streets have their own challenges If you’re a driver wondering about residential streets, check out these tips. This article is inspired by a question from a reader: My N test is 2 weeks away, and I hope you could clarify a few things for me.1) When driving in a residential area, my coach says …

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