Traffic in congested urban areas requires drivers to stay alert at all times.
- Using the SIPDE Process and the Smith System will help you:
- Scan the road and surrounding areas for hazards
- Determine how to minimize risk
- Respond quickly and safely to potential obstacles in your path of travel.
- Some of the hazards that you will encounter in urban traffic include:
- Congested vehicle traffic, including cars, taxis, and delivery trucks
- Pedestrian traffic
- Limited lines of sight