Defensive Driver Training NJ
Upwards of 3,000 people die in motor vehicle crashes each day. Defensive Driver Training can help many of those accidents. To become preventable if people had known how to drive defensively. Yes, we know the statistics are alarming all the more reason why we take the development of our students with such care. Defensive driving can be defined as driving with extra awareness. Of one’s surroundings in order to keep oneself and others safe. A defensive driving course helps prevent accidents by teaching drivers a number of skills, such as:
Preparing for the Unexpected
Did you know that when driving 60 mph down a highway? You’re supposed to leave six car lengths between you and the car ahead of you? It’s okay if you didn’t know that many drivers a majority of people. Either don’t know it or don’t care to do it. However, it’s the little acts like this that can help prepare you for accidents. Getting cut off or sudden stops. This is just one of the many techniques you can learn in a defensive driving course.
Being Aware of External Factors
So many people drive the regular speed limit during a thunderstorm, or they miss the signs alerting them of construction. Difficult or unusual surroundings could be potentially fatal to drivers and pedestrians alike. But they don’t have to be. In a defensive driving course, you will learn how to be aware of these factors that are out of your control, and how to react to them properly in order to prevent accidents.
Knowing Your Body
Along with the driving skills you will learn in a defensive driving course, you will most importantly learn when not to drive. The course will teach students how to listen to their bodies and say no to driving if they are overtired, have been drinking, or are emotionally distressed. Sometimes not driving at all is the best way for someone to drive.
Make sure to sign up for our defensive driving course so you can learn how to make the most out of your driving experience.