Calgary Driving School Tips

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Learn to Drive Pro supports safe driving for all and would like you to consider the following driving tips.
1. Every day before getting into your vehicle: perform a complete walk around check of your vehicle, make sure all the windows and mirrors are clean, make certain that your windshield washer reservoir is topped off, and visually check your vehicle’s tires.
2.  Once inside your vehicle make sure that your mirrors are positioned where you can clearly see out of your rear view mirror and your side mirrors.
3.  Large trucks create hazardous driving situations when you learn to drive.  Never pass on their right or travel too close or in their blind spots.
4. STEPS in PASSING:

Maintain a 4 second space cushion.

Signal your intent to turn.

Visually check that your passing lane is clear.

Decide to pass and accelerate.

At night switch low beam to high beam when you are beside other driver.

Return to your lane after you have safely passed the vehicle and you can see both headlights from the passed vehicle in your mirror.
5. Read road conditions and respond with gentle use of steering, braking and accelerating.
6. If you are in a skid:

Take your foot of the brake and accelerator

Steer in the direction of the skid

Visually see where you want the vehicle to go

Quickly shift to neutral in an automatic vehicle
7. Read the road for any and all possible hazards when you learn to drive. Make sure that other drivers can see you in all situations. Drive defensively and be ready for other drivers careless driving.
8. Back up slowly and always remain alert.
9. Always wear your seatbelt and make certain that all passengers wear their seatbelts.
10. At night always drive alert and keep your eyes on the road when you learn to drive.  Dim your headlight for oncoming vehicles and when you are approaching other vehicles on the road.
11. Braking:

On wet and icy roads apply the brake gradually

Always brake before you get to the turn
12. Follow your vehicles manual and recommended service periods
13. Always know your surroundings when you learn to drive.  Look for objects in the road and any other hazards in the area in which you are driving.
14. The faster you drive, the largest follow distance you should maintain.
15. Do not drive in another vehicle’s blind spot, they cannot see you.
16. DON’T:

Drive when you are tired

Drive when you have had any alcohol or drugs

Drive when you have taken medication which affects your alertness
17. Continually check in front of your vehicle, your rear view mirrors, and your side view mirrors.
18. Driving should be defensive in nature, but always remain courteous to other drivers.
19. If you are tired- stop driving.
20. If your vehicle breaks down:

Pull off the roadway onto the right shoulder

Stay in your vehicle to ensure your safety

Activate your emergency flashers

Call for help

Above All Safety Driving School
115-55 Westwinds Crescent Northeast
Calgary Alberta T3J 5H2

Above All Safety Driving School
115-55 Westwinds Crescent Northeast
Calgary Alberta T3J 5H2

http://abovealldriving.ca/
Above All Safety Driving School is local providing Calgary driving School that has been in business for over 10 years to new drivers and allowing them to confidently and safely drive. We specialize in providing driving classes for students who are trying to attain a license and ensure that they are ready to take the Driving Test.
Above All Safety Driving School is local providing Calgary driving School that has been in business for over 10 years to new drivers and allowing them to confidently and safely drive. We specialize in providing driving classes for students who are trying to attain a license and ensure that they are ready to take the Driving Test.