Buick Enclave: Defensive Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick Enclave Owner's ManualBuick Enclave: Defensive Driving

Defensive driving means “always expect the unexpected.” The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt. See Safety Belts .

► Assume that other road users (pedestrians, bicyclists, and other drivers) are going to be careless and make mistakes.

Anticipate what they might do and be ready.

► Allow enough following distance between you and the driver in front of you.

► Focus on the task of driving.

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