The final episode in this series Freeway Driving shows how the higher speeds permitted on freeways can cause accidents and discusses the different driving situations that can be encountered.
Episode 8 of this educational series reminds us that the road is there for sharing. No one user or type of vehicle is exempt from the requirement to take all precautions in order to avoid an accident when on the roads. Accident free driving for all vehicles sharing the road should be the aim of all persons, including pedestrians.
Whether because of tiredness, alcohol, being distracted or perhaps mechanical failure the cause of the single vehicle crash is often a mystery. There are often no witnesses and unfortunately sometimes no survivors. That is why it pays to be aware of possible dangers that might result in this kind of accident and take precautions against them happening
One of the most dangerous manouvers on the road is overtaking. The often high speeds involved and the potential of facing on coming traffic means this procedure needs to be done with extreme caution. This film show you how as well as tips on how to behave when being overtaken by others.