You surely have heard the phrase “defensive driving”, but what actually is it?
Defensive driving is a particular style of driving that makes use of various techniques to help you stay safe and keep away from problems caused by other road users.
Safety is the main motive and benefit of defensive driving. Other advantages of defensive driving include better fuel economy and putting less stain on your car.
Control your speed
The most basic principle of defensive driving is to make sure your vehicle is travelling at a controlled speed at all times.
In wet and icy conditions, controlling your speed is even more important as your cars’ tyres have even less grip than if the roads are dry, which means it is even more dangerous than normal.
“Always remember that if the speed limit is 100 kph that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to…
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