Lack of confidence key factor in crashes

Lane discipline not practiced by many Canadian drivers

Re: High speed main factor in traffic deaths (Letters, June 8)

This is not necessarily so. Lack of driver confidence when dealing with lane discipline on any highway is one of the causes of collisions.

If a driver feels that the only way he is going to be able to make a safe left turn is to stick out in the ‘fast’ lane for 10 kilometres, he needs to take a refresher course on how to correctly signal his intention to move from the ‘slow’ lane, in order to make his intended turn to the left.

Addressing those people who lack confidence on the road, don’t ever find yourself on a German or French highway. That’s where lane discipline is expected – and, I might say, demanded.

Frances White

Saanich

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