When you take drivers ed courses you'll learn that there are six zones surrounding your vehicle. To be a safe defensive driver and avoid crashes, you need to be aware of what’s happening in these zones all the time and predict what other drivers might do. Just like a super alert driver who paid attention during their driving lessons. Check out this driving school video to learn about all the zones you need to know.
Once you receive your learner permit, you can practice being aware of your surroundings and keeping a safe following distance on the road. To use these defensive driving skills, you'll have to check your mirrors and look around you constantly. This goes for teenagers as well as adult drivers. Our top driving tips for having zone control are to:
Expecting the unexpected can make you an expert at defensive driving and help you avoid an accident. Make sure to check out the rest of our safe driving videos for more tips to keep you in control on the road!