Buick Regal: Defensive Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: 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. WARNING
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.

In addition:

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

► Focus on the task of driving

Driver distraction can cause collisions resulting in injury or possible death. These simple defensive driving techniques could save your life.

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