Be a Confident Driver
The essential guide to roadcraft for motorists old and new
By John Henderson
This guide to essential roadcraft will enable all drivers, whether newly licensed or with plenty of years behind the wheel, to refine and improve not only their driving technique, but also all other areas of motoring, from bad weather to breakdowns.
Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.
With over 95% of accidents caused by preventable human error, insurance costs increasing yearly by 20% and few drivers willing to spare the time or money for an advanced driving course, Better Driving is an essential book that will be suitable for almost every motorist, whether newly qualified or with many years' experience. It it not only targeted at those who want to learn advanced techniques, but all those who lack confidence either overall or in specific areas. It covers not only the basic advanced driving techniques, but also introduces mental strategies such as observation and cynicism. It will cover such practical scenarios as bad weather driving and breakdowns, and provide advice for every driving environment, from rural roads and motorways to urban roads and driving abroad. With plenty of supporting resource material, including further reading and useful diagrams, it will be an ideal companion for motorists old and new.
John Henderson is a freelance journalist and photographer specializing in motoring journalism and equestrian photography. Since 1982 he has written on motoring for a wide range of provincial and national titles and before going freelance in 1990 was a road tester on 'Motor' and deputy editor of 'Performance Car'.
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24 Sep 2010
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