Bike crash and defensive driving

While reading the story of the triathlete, Ms. Hill, who crashed with a young golf cart driver in PTC, a few thoughts come to mind.

First off, I agree with Ms. Hill that anyone allowed to drive a golf cart on city paths without direct supervision should at least have a driving learner’s permit which would require passing a basic rules of the road test.

But more to the point is an old term, defensive driving.

I do not know if this is what is taught in Driver’s Ed these days, but it was a primary phrase when I was receiving instruction way back in the ‘70s.

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via The Citizen

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