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Light Vehicle Safety
A serious injury resulting from a light vehicle accident can change your life. A serious accident can take your life.
The safe operation of light vehicles depends upon your understanding of two key aspects:
• prevention; and
Light vehicle driving, to most of us, becomes automatic. How many times have you acted or reacted without thinking when driving? This is called “automatic response”.
Investigation of many light vehicle accidents shows that one of the most common causes of accidents is “not driving to suit the conditions”.
There are many factors that contribute to this in order to develop a common understanding of the factors contributing to vehicle accidents.
At the end of this talk you will know:
• your vehicle;
• the correct vehicle pre-use inspections;
• common driving hazards as potential causes of accidents;
• driving skills;
• vehicle control; and
• how to drive to suit the conditions.