Emergency Situations

Defensive driving also includes the knowledge on how to handle the unexpected. Read the following section to know how you can manage sudden mechanical failures, such as brake failure, tire blowout, hood latch failure, sudden shutdown of headlights, stuck accelerator or engine fire.

All of these failures can cause a lot of inconveniences and may be dangerous for a driver, passengers and others on the road. If one of these things happens to you, remember that you should stay calm and confident, according to the tips we are giving in the following section.

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