Everything drivers need to know about safety on the road is in this comprehensive handbook compiled by AAA, the automotive authority. Illustrations, quick tips, and sound advice encourage motorists to adopt a driving survival mindset and be prepared for emergencies. Topics include how to manage risk, navigate interstate highways, avoid crashes, cope with road rage, and handle breakdowns. Older drivers and parents of teenage drivers will find practical, age-appropriate suggestions for reducing risk behind the wheel. Even the most experienced driver will learn what it takes to survive in today's ever-changing driving environment. Driving Survival is required reading for anyone who wants to be more aware of the challenges.
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Table of Contents
Illustrations and Photographs
Managing Risk While Driving
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accelerate addition adjust ahead air bags antilock brakes antilock braking system avoid battery blind spots booster seats car or truck cargo change lanes Chapter child-safety seat collision coolant crash test crumple zones damage dangerous devices distractions emergency engine exit front fuel gauge handle headlights highway injuries installed International Driving Permit intersections Jim MacPherson keep leave license limited-access highways lock look lug nuts maintenance maneuvers merge motorists never night older drivers oncoming traffic oncoming vehicle option owner's manual pass pedal pedestrian percent pickup police position potential problem protection quickly rear reduce rental car repair require risk road rage rollover safe seat belts shoulder belts signal signs skid slow space speed limit sport-utility vehicles stability enhancement steering wheel stopping distance sure teen teen's teenage telematics thieves tire turn vehicle's warning light YOD KNOW zone