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Rule 1. Aim High In Steering
Imaginary target - baseball or dartboard.
Centers car in traffic lane: Safe path on turns
"Find Safe Path Well Ahead"
Rule 2. Get The Big Picture
How wide and deep? What's in it? Objects and ground.
Keeps you away from billboards. Smooths stops and turns. Buys time.
"Stay Back And See It All"
Rule 3. Keep Your Eyes Moving
Move eyes: Front 2 seconds. Rear 5-8 seconds
Keeps you alive at intersections. Keeps eyes ahead of cars.
"Scan, Don't Stare"
Rule 4. Leave Yourself An Out
Have escape route. Take path of least resistance.
Space on all six sides, but always in front.
"Be Prepared, Expect The Unexpected"
Rule 5. Make Sure They See You
Communicate in traffic; horn, lights, signals.
Establishes eye to eye contact.
"Don't Gamble, Use Your Horn, Lights And Signals"
Space and Visibility