One of the important things in driving is to get a comfortable position. Sense of comfort will influence the attitude and concentration during the run of the vehicle.
According to Wijaya Kusuma from ORD Training Center, the proper sitting position will have 3 main things:
Easy to communicate with other riders and monitor the situation outside the car.
Not easily tired and always alert even if driving long distances.
Easy to feel the early symptoms when the car starts to lose balance. So that it can be anticipated.
To get the proper sitting position follow the procedures in the event:
Always use seat belts as a primary safety protective equipment. Make sure the sound of CLICK!, When memasangnya.Penggunaan proper seat belt, pass through the shoulder and hip bones. Use the height of the seat belt to make it easier to get the proper sitting position.
Adjust the distance of your chair so you easily operate the gas pedal, brake and clutch.
The position of chair should be comfortable, not too tall but not too gentle.
Distance Body & Steering
Distance ideal body with a steering wheel that is about 25cm. How to measure it, put both your wrists at 12. Then set the back of the chair.
Retaining Position Head
Place the back of the head parallel to the height of the head.
Adjust the height of the steering to feel comfortable to drive.
Once seated comfortably, check the following:
Checking Instruments Dashboard
Check all indicators on the dashboard when the key in the ON position. For vehicles equipped with ABS and SRS airbag, make sure that when turning the car off the indicator.
Spion Glass settings
Set all the position of the rearview mirror so that makes it easy to monitor the situation outside the car.
5 Tips for Driving in Winter Rain
The rain kept pouring. To anticipate things that are not desirable for a drive in the wet season, ORD Training Center provides five tips.
Please note that during wet conditions, the braking distance will be longer nearly 2 times the normal braking distances in dry conditions.
"The car that drove at speeds of approximately 80km/jam, braking distance of 53 m requires need to stop at the dry condition, while in wet conditions increased to 106m," said Wijaya Kusuma, trainers ORD Training Center Link: www.ordtraining.com
Here are five tips to reduce the risk of accidents when driving in rain.
1. Check your tire pressure. Ban the excess wind cause aquaplaning (the tires lose grip because the layer of water), and handling the unexpected.
2. Check the tire tread. Worn tires will increase the braking distance significantly.
3. Low speed is lower than during normal driving and keep a safe distance with the car in front of
4. When the wheel began to be unresponsive, it's a sign you may be going too fast for conditions when the tire tread. lowering the speed immediately.
5. Ensure adequate cleaning windshield wiper rubber and make sure your function is perfect for dirty water to spray from the car in front which will contaminate the glass and interfere with your visibility.