Understanding the importance of defensive driving.
When you evaluate how people drive, there are 2 types of behavior:
- Defensive Driving
- Offensive Driving
If you are controlling your car through Defensive Driving, it means that you are constantly aware of your environment outside of, and inside of, the car. It means that you share the road with other drivers in a safe and respectful manner.
If you are steering your car through Offensive Driving, it means that you are very aggressive; where you are going and how fast you get there is more important than any other driver, and it generally ends up with a traffic ticket.
Now I’m not passing judgment here, believe me, I have gotten my fair share of tickets in the “name” of safe driving. At least, “I thought I was certainly the one who was in control!”
Those who really know me are laughing right now . Continue reading