“Always drive so you can stop safely within the distance you can see to be clear on your own side of the road” is a mantra of UK driver training that should be followed everywhere, all the time. But how do you correctly assess a curve and your entry speed into it? Many people incorrectly assume “How fast can I go?” when they should be thinking “Could I stop if I had to?” This video by Roadcraft Nottingham shows the hazards of curves and how you should properly adjust for them.
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About Mi Ae Lipe
Mi Ae Lipe is a citizen advocate living near Seattle, Washington. She blogs on Driving in the Real World, Tweets daily driving news and tips at @DrivingReal, and writes a regular column on street driving for BMW CCA’s Roundel magazine. She frequently collaborates with government organizations, NGOs, and individuals. She and fellow citizen Mark Butcher are recipients of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 2017 Award for Public Service for their work in traffic safety in Washington State.
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