Episode 03: Fundamental Driving Errors

Fundamental driving errors cost the United States as much as $150 billion a year and it continues to be one of the most serious hazards facing the commercial transportation industry. Today we talk about what you can do to become a better driver by learning how to avoid these errors.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Don’t back up when you don’t need to
  • How to legally use turn signals
  • How to properly claim an intersection
  • Lanes 1 & 2, 1, 2 & 3, 1,2,3 & 4 – general rules
  • Securing your personal items – and what to keep close at hand
  • Your mirrors are set wrong
  • Your seat is too low
  • Your sitting too close to the steering wheel

“Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror.” ― Colin Powell

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