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Communicate – Florida Traffic School Online Course

Communicate

While researching the subject of communicating, this writer found it strange that in two of the state drivers manuals used as a resource, the word “communicate” does not exist. How can manuals dedicated to communicating the rules of the road to drivers who are new to the driving experience, not contain the very word ‘communicate? Communicating with other drives is essential to defensive driving. You can communicate with drivers by using the communicating devices on your car, which have been installed for that sole purpose.
 
The horn for instance, the horn is required in every car built, foreign or domestic.
• The horn is the universal signal for “Hey _____” .
• Use the horn to warn others of dangers or to alert another driver the light has turned green.
• Avoid using your horn around bicyclists. They can usually hear an approaching vehicle and loud noises can startle them.
Einstein Communicate• Check your horn periodically for operation but not when you’re behind someone. They may use a hand gesture to communicate something else.
• Turn signals are another form of communication. Turn signals indicate to another driver that you are turning or making a lane change. This gives them time to make an adjustment in their driving path.
• Brake lights also alert traffic behind you that you are slowing down or stopping. Check your brake lights often to make sure they are clean and working properly.
• Use your headlights to warn other drivers that there was a danger in the road that you just passed. Avoid using high beams as this could cause a moment of blindness. Never flash your headlights at an oncoming vehicle for having their high beams on. Instead use the line on the right site of the road to guide you.
• Other ways to communicate are hand signals such as waving or making eye contact to let others know you are aware of their presence.

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