1. IDENTIFY THE HAZARDS
Rain, fog, ice/snow and winds
Narrow,winding, obstacles on or near the road itself and speed limits
Perception - what is seen
Attention Management - complacency, distracters, channelized fixation
Fatigue and alcohol use
2. ASSESS THE HAZARD
Damage to your vehicle, another vehicle, or personal property, injuries to yourself or others and death to yourself or others
3. DEVELOP CONTROLS & MAKE DECISIONS
Slow down and don't use posted speed limits as a goal
Use seatbelts, airbags, and child car safety seats
Expect the unexpected.
Take the necessary vehicle precautions and use less risky driving procedures to ensure you and your passengers arrive at your destination unharmed.
4. IMPLEMENT CONTROLS
Utilize vehicle equipped safety options like lights, ABS brakes, airbags, horn, and of course, restraining devices
5. SUPERVISE AND EVALUATE
Think of what you did and the eventual outcome
What did you do wrong?
What did you do right?
Did you do something and narrowly have a mishap?
What could you have done better?
What will you do the next time
Do other drivers have the same experience with this situation that can give you advice?
It is prohibited for all RAF Lakenheath personnel and their dependents to pass any vehicle other than slow-moving farm equipment on the following roads in England:
the A1101 (between Bury St. Edmunds and Littleport);
the A1065 (between Brandon and the five-ways roundabout)
the B1112 (between Methwold, Hythe and Icklingham)
the B1107 (between Brandon and Thetford)
the C620 (also known as "Holywell Row," connecting A1101 and B1112)
the Wangford Road (between A1065 and B1112)
"Sedge Fen Road" (connecting A1101 and B1112).
Exception: Slow-moving vehicles - defined as any vehicle traveling less than 30 mph. When passing slow-moving vehicles, drivers have the responsibility to do so only where passing is safe and authorized by UK traffic laws. Any driver who violates the no- passing policy will face appropriate action under this instruction, Article 92 of the UCMJ, or other lawful authority. This specifically may include revocation of 3AF Form 435.
There are more than 600,000 lane-change and merge accidents every year in the U.S. More than 200 people die each year in those accidents. Sixty percent of survivors say they didn't see the other vehicle.