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2018-06-26 21:02

Robin Classen

From failing to indicate to texting behind the wheel, there are plenty of driving mistakes and poor habits many motorists are guilty of.

Some behaviours can be a huge irritation to fellow motorists while other can be incredibly dangerous.

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A video highlights some the worst driving mistakes.


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The video below details common driving mistakes and how to avoid them:

Here's a list of poor driving habits:
• Stopping too close to a vehicle at an intersection.
• Failure to ensure there is clear space before manoeuvring.
• Not observing or scanning for vehicles in a blind spot.
• Failure to adapt your speed, following distance and position on the road
• Inappropriate speed for traffic, road and weather conditions.  
• Failure to observe the environment and traffic patterns
• Failure to use the correct lane for progress and visibility.
• Costing to a stop with the clutch engaged.
• Attempting to overtake multiple vehicles.

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