- A. brakes. Significantly reduce speed or stop altogether.
- B. Gas release. Reduce speed and be prepared for a different choice.
- C. Nothing. By continuing to drive the same speed.
- Only local traffic increasing. Traffic signals, signs and markers are all clues.
- Also take into consideration weather conditions. So true in dense fog line 'halve your speed, double your distance. "
- Also note the condition of the road. Is it slippery by rain or sleet? Or is there nothing wrong?
- Do not forget to look at what the traffic image is being projected in the rearview mirror. If a large truck driving behind you, it can be dangerous to brake too early and too abruptly.
You should almost always brake when the next traffic situation occurs:
- Weak or unstable road users. Think of cyclists.
- Narrow roads and oncoming traffic.
- Obstruction or obstacles on the road. That can be in the form of a parked car, but also wandering debris can obstruct the flow.
- Poor condition of the road ,, for example by ice.
- Overtaking and oncoming traffic
- Confusing and dangerous intersections.
- Unclear or sharp bends
- Crowded areas, near schools and the like \
- Origins of block or file
- Large differences in speed between administrators
- Bad weather conditions
B. Gas Release
In the following situations you choose option B: gas release.
- If you do not trust the good traffic situation, but this one can easily see.
- If the traffic situation is no immediate danger.
- If you drive already in the appropriate speed for the prevailing conditions
It is not always necessary to intervene. While you are always alert as a driver, you choose to do so for sometimes "nothing." This means that you continue to drive the same speed. You choose option C in the following situations:
- The situation is about to see.
- You have to expect no immediate danger in the traffic situation.
- You have plenty of space on the road to perform your action.
- The speed differences between administrators, are not too large.