How To Avoid Hitting An Animal

How To Avoid Hitting An Animal

Although no one wants it to happen to them, collisions with animals are unavoidable across the driving population. However, you can arm yourself with knowledge that will help to reduce your chances of hitting an animal. High-risk times Wild animals near roads are likely to be most active at particular times of the day. At dusk, the temperature starts to drop and nocturnal animals spring to life in search of food and water. Similarly, dawn is a particularly active time as these animals return to their shelters for sleep. These times are particularly…continue reading →
Pull-Push vs Hand-Over-Hand Steering Techniques

Pull-Push vs Hand-Over-Hand Steering Techniques

You should steer with both hands on the steering wheel (except when using another control), using either the ‘hand-over-hand’ or ‘pull-push’ method with your hands on the outside of the steering wheel. That's what the Roads and Maritime Services produced ‘A Guide to the Driving Test’ and the Driving Test NSW summary of that guide suggests you must do to pass the practical driving test and get a provisional P1 licence (Red Ps) If you’ve never driven with a driving instructor, these techniques have probably never been described in detail. Your supervisors probably…continue reading →