Buick LaCrosse: Defensive Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Defensive Driving

Defensive driving means “always expect the unexpected.” The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt. See Safety Belts.

• Assume that other road users (pedestrians, bicyclists, and other drivers) are going to be careless and make mistakes.

Anticipate what they might do and be ready.

• Allow enough following distance between you and the driver in front of you.

• Focus on the task of driving.

    Distracted Driving
    Distraction comes in many forms and can take your focus from the task of driving. Exercise good judgment and do not let other activities divert your attention away from the road. Many local ...

    Drunk Driving
    Death and injury associated with drinking and driving is a global tragedy. WARNING! Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and judgment can ...

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    Aluminum wheels (if equipped)
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    Folding the exterior mirrors in or out electrically
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    Loss of Control
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