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Driving Lesson - Emergency Stop

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Driving Lesson - Emergency Stop

Driving Lesson - Emergency Stop

Avoiding

  • Concentration
  • Planning - MSPSL
  • Anticipation
  • Correct speed

Quick Reactions

  • No mirrors

Braking

  • Firm progressive braking
  • Avoid skidding
  • ABS

Steering

  • Both hands firmly on wheel
    • May pull under harsh braking – especially if wet
  • Only steer if absolutely necessary

Clutch

  • Press down just before stopping
    • Use maximum engine braking

Secure Car

  • Handbrake
  • Neutral
  • Release pedals

Moving Off

  • Observation
    • Six point check
    • Could be in middle of road

When NOT to do Emergency Stop

  • Missed junction
  • See friends
  • Rabbits/Pheasants etc...
    • Dangerous to other road users

In Event of a Skid

  • See Diagram

Emergency Stop

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