What's this about

Things happen faster at higher speeds. In this lesson you’ll look at what good drivers do when they’re travelling at higher speeds.

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


Drive at higher speeds and where to look


Choose the best following distance and road position for driving at higher speeds

Where to look when you’re driving at higher speeds

When you're driving fast, you have less time to react and your car responds differently. Because of this, driving at higher speeds increases the chances of having a crash.

Following distance and positioning your car at high speeds

The best way to stay safe while you’re driving at higher speeds is to leave a buffer of space around your car.

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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