Police Driving is a decision-making process that requires the driver to manage time and distance, and anything that slows that process down can and often does become an emergency. Whether driving on routine patrol, pursuit or while off duty with your family understanding the basic principles of managing time and distance is lifesaving knowledge. Our […]
Line of Sight and Emergency Driving
We have all had the experience of driving on a major highway and running into stop and go traffic, the first thought you have is that there must be an accident just over the hill or around the bend. But when you get to the top of the hill or around the bend the traffic […]
While driving if confronted with an emergency scenario, the driver’s reaction time can be the difference between success and failure. Although it is an important part of driving and driver training, reaction time is not easy to demonstrate. But there are exercises that can show the effect of reaction time on the decision-making process. The […]
Time – Distance and Training
When you are driving on patrol, you are managing time and distance. We measure time and distance by using the car’s speedometer which indicates speed measured in miles per hour (mph), the time it takes to cover a given distance. It’s a natural unit of reference that everyone is familiar with in driving discussions. But for EVOC training it may not be the best reference for measuring time and distance.