Many high speed crashes happen when drivers make a mistake and lose control on curves. Here are some tips to help you stay in control.
Adjust your speed around curves
Drive around curves at higher speeds and where to look
Adjust your position on the road at curves
Driving around curved roads at higher speeds takes skill and a cool head. You have less reaction time and your car will handle differently.
In order to take a curve safely at high speeds, you need to think about the position of your vehicle – both as you approach the curve and as you move through it.
The last thing to consider when taking a curve at high speed is your eyeline. You need to think about where you're looking and how you use your mirrors.
Feeling good about this lesson? Tick off the skills you're confident you can do. When you've ticked them all, it might be time to move on to the next lesson.
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