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Drive Defensively In IL

Drive Defensively In IL

Car care is a vital part of auto safety in Hanover Park. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on IL roads is to drive safely. Defensive driving is safe driving. And defensive driving is all about attitude. You have to decide that you will be a safe driver in IL, no matter what anyone else is doing. Hanover Park car owners can start with awareness. Always maintain awareness of your surroundings, the road conditions, other vehicles on the Hanover Park road or expressway and road hazards. Have you ever suddenly realized that you have arrived somewhere, but you don't really remember driving there? That is unsafe driving. Never assume that other Hanover Park car owners are paying attention. You be the one on alert. You be the one to take initiative to stay out of the way of other IL drivers. And don't let familiarity dull your alertness. Remind yourself to pay as close attention w ... read more

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Blind Spot Safety For Hanover Park Driving

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Hanover Park, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Elk Grove Village motorists' blind spots, especially when it comes to large, heavy vehicles like trucks and buses. First, minimize your own blind spots. Do this before you pull out of the driveway or parking space. Adjust your rearview mirror so that you see as much of the area behind you as possible. And, no, this doesn't include the passengers in the back seat. The rearview mirror isn't designed to be a baby monitor. Next, lean to the side until your head almost touches the driver's side window. Now adjust the driver's side mirror so that it just catches the side of the pickup. Then, lean to the middle of the car and adjust the passenger's side mirror ... read more

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