Book Title: Professional Driving Techniques, 5th Edition: The Essential Guide to Operating a Motor Vehicle with Confidence and Skill
Publisher: PhotoGraphics Publishing
Author: Anthony Scotti
Text covers basic and advanced driving techniques for every day and emergency situations in a variety of road and weather conditions. Includes: How to recognize the five major accident situations and the human and mechanical failures that usually cause them; the basics of vehicle dynamics and why the vehicle sometimes does what it wants to do, not what the driver wants it to; the finer points of vehicle control in everyday driving (timing, maneuvering, spotting hazards) and in emergency situations such as when there are five seconds or less between the driver and a potentially serious situation; how to operate the controls with precision, accuracy and in the proper sequence. Security, plus info about Road Rage, Braking and Traction Systems, Air Bags, Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats, plus Auto Maintenance Tips. Illustrated throughout.