Visual Habits While Driving

Good visual habits are necessary to ensure you are operating your vehicle safely.

Here are some common errors of drivers with poor visual habits:

  • Do not prepare for stops or turns far enough in advance
  • Do not notice traffic tie-ups in advance
  • Become trapped behind vehicles that stop frequently
  • Are frequently surprised or unaware of their surroundings
  • Are unaware of their speed
  • Drive with turn signals flashing without intending to change lanes or turn
  • Drive with mirrors that are not adjusted properly
  • Become distracted easily

Visual Search

What should you be looking for when driving?

  • Signs & Signals
  • Roadway Features
  • Motorized Vehicles
  • Pedestrians & Bicycles

Stay tuned for additional safe driving tips. Should you have any questions, always feel free to contact us at (702) 212-5667.

Author: Rich Heinrich
Master Instructor, Emeritus