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BSR’s specialized Accident Avoidance training includes: “Swerve to avoid” maneuvers at highway speeds Ocular driving techniques (focus your attention on a positive goal such as an escape route, rather than a problem such as a tree or another vehicle) Understanding vehicle dynamics and feedback Skid control and recovery practice on a dedicated skid pad and […]

There are all kinds of safety precautions drivers should take before hitting the road in rainy weather, but nothing is more important than the simplest mantra: Slow down. When you’re driving in the rain, your goal should be to see and be seen. Replace windshield wiper inserts that leave streaks, make sure all lights and […]

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an average of 28 people die a day as a result of drunk driving crashes. Even more astounding, 40% of all crash fatalities on Super Bowl Sunday were connected to drunk driving. Yikes! Alcohol & Driving Not sure what effects alcohol can have on a person? Check […]

Have you ever been in a driving situation where you approached a turn too quickly and your car wasn’t able to turn enough, leaving the road? Well, you’ve essentially experienced understeering, a common occurrence in front wheel drive cars. Understeering most often occurs when you enter a corner with too much speed for the conditions. […]

Here’s a great video for your Monday afternoon. AutoBlog shared this great video of the List #0231: Climb Mount Washington. Any auto enthusiast will know of Mount Washington for its high-speed hill climbs and host to events since late 19th century.   Mount Washington’s highest peak is at 6,288 feet with treacherous weather that threatens […]

Off-roading is a great experience and can be fun for everyone involved. However, even the most experienced drivers should brush up on beginner’s tips. Here are some Off-Road Driving Tip for every level.   Learn your vehicle inside and out. Know the vehicles height and width, understand your minimum ground clearance, and know your four-way drive […]

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