Driving and Planning Ahead
Planning ahead or ‘forward planning’ is a skill that drivers acquire with experience. It’s one of the most important skills a driver can learn and it must start being taught early on as driving lessons begin.
Ultimately, when a driver becomes proficient at planning ahead, their road safety will significantly increase. This is due to taking effective observation and being aware of what hazards are around them and the hazards that they can’t see, they can anticipate.
How Do You Plan Ahead When Driving?
To successfully plan ahead, five skills must be developed and in the following order:
The next skill that every driver must learn is observational skills. This guide covers the key elements of observing while driving.