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Defensive driving


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I have designed this presentation for basic and initial knowledge of driving,,in which rules regulations,skills and precautionary measures are included!
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Defensive driving

  1. 1. Defensive Driving
  2. 2. Objectives:- You will be able to: Identify driving hazards. Understand defensive driving techniques. Use defensive driving techniques to prevent
  3. 3. Key Points to Remember:- Know the driving hazards you can face on the road. Maintain your vehicle in good condition Always wear a seat belt. follow traffic rules and obey signs and signals. Be a safe and defensive
  4. 4. WHY DRIVER TRAINING? Driving is something we all do daily. It’s the most dangerous thing we do, and is the number one killer of those under 50 years of age.
  5. 5. Pre-Drive Inspection: Walk around . Inspection. Tires. Leaks under vehicle. Windows clean, nothing blocking vision. Mirrors properly
  6. 6. Physical Conditions that effect driver: Fatigue. Illness. Age. Stress. Physical Disabilities.
  7. 7. Major driving Errors: Failure to obey traffic laws. Failure to maintain your vehicle. Discourtesy to other drivers. Lack of Driving Knowledge.
  8. 8. Driving at Night: Things to remember about driving at night: Your headlights illuminate only a portion of the road. The speed you travel may eliminate your reaction time.
  9. 9. Driving Hazards Dangerous Conditions: Bad weather. Difficult road conditions. Poor light or glare. Heavy traffic. Road work.
  10. 10. Traffic Congestion: Always signal your intention to change lanes and look to make sure the way is clear. When you see someone attempting to change lanes, let them in to ensure smoother traffic flow. When you drive on the
  11. 11. Backing rules: Do Not Trust your rear and side mirrors - they have large blind spots. Always look over your shoulder. Keep one foot on the brake pedal. Back slowly.
  12. 12. Interacting with Pedestrians on the Road: Be extra careful around schools and parked cars. Be aware of the special needs of the elderly and disabled. You must always yield to
  13. 13. Dangerous Conditions: Bad weather. Difficult road conditions. Poor light or glare. Heavy traffic. Road work.
  14. 14. Carrying a Load? Don’t overload your vehicle. Make sure everyone has a seat and a seat belt. Make sure cargo is properly secured.
  15. 15. Keep Cool in Traffic: Keep your emotions in check. Take steps to stay relaxed no matter what Allow enough time to get there. Don’t provoke other drivers. Report aggressive drivers to
  16. 16. Driving in Fog: Turn on your low-beam headlights and fog lights whenever fog reduces visibility. Use fog lights if visibility is reduced, but remember
  17. 17. Sign Postings: 1) Warning or Caution signs. 2) Regulatory signs.
  18. 18. Regulatory Signs:
  19. 19. W A R N I N G S I G N S Warning Signs:
  20. 20. Warnings or Caution signs indicates: A traffic warning sign is a type of traffic sign that indicates a hazard ahead on the road that may not be readily apparent to a driver. These signs warn of dangerous or unusual conditions ahead such as a curve, turn, dip or side road. They
  21. 21. Regulatory signs indicates: These signs give a direction that must be obeyed. They are usually rectangular or square with a white or black background and black, white or coloured
  22. 22. WHAT MAKES A GOOD DRIVER? Skill. Knowledge. Observation. Perception. Patience. Experience. A little luck.
  23. 23. Designed by: SANA HASSAN