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Techniques for avoiding collisions- SIPDE [caption id="attachment_53" align="alignnone" width="300"] SIPDE and safe driving[/caption] Techniques for avoiding collisions- SIPDE S.I.P.D.E is an acronym for defensive driving. #Defensivedriving is not a passive activity, but rather an active, conscious effort made to train your eyes and mind to drive in a defensive manner. By using this system of scanning the environment, identifying possible conflicts and preparing in advance for these conflicts you will be able to, essentially: decide ahead what action you need to take in order to execute smooth movements and avoid any conflict that may arise. An intersection in an urban environment is the most potentially dangerous...

BGE : Blind Glare Elimination 5 times to check your blind spot [caption id="attachment_16560" align="alignnone" width="300"] Always Check your blind spot when merginig![/caption] By setting your mirrors in the BGE (blind, glare elimination) settings, with side view mirrors 7 degrees out, you can greatly reduce your blind spots. Even eliminate them completely when set properly, but it is virtually impossible to totally eliminate the blind spot for very small vehicles, motorcycles or pedestrians, so it is important to take the over the shoulder glance. You can apply a convex mirror to your rear view mirror, but these will distort the image and require...

Always Check your blind spot when merging! https://youtu.be/B93tfG4ZydY Checking Your Blind Spots A “blind spot” is defined by the area where your rear view mirror view ends, before your side view mirror view begins and your peripheral vision does not see. It is generally right beside you over your left or right shoulder. A vehicle can be in this spot and be completely hidden from your view. To avoid crashes always check your blind spot before changing directions. When checking your blind spot, you should quickly glance, returning your eyes immediately to your forward path of travel. Your left blind spot is checked...