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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.

When you're finished, you'll know how to:


Adjust your speed around curves


Drive around curves at higher speeds and where to look


Adjust your position on the road at curves

Controlling your speed around 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.

Positioning your car around a high-speed curve

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.

Where to look when travelling around a curve at high speed

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.

Am I ready?

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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