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Chinook Driving Academy
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205, 11625 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB. T2W 1G8 (Map) ( Transit )
Space Cushion Driving For Beginners.
Serving Calgary and area for over 57 years
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Offering Day, Evening, and Weekend Lessons
What is Space Cushion Driving?
In a nut shell, Whenever you drive you carry a cushion of space with you. If someone begins to invade that space, you adjust your speed or posision to re-establish your cushion of space.
Here are five basic rules to follow.
Aim High in Steering
Get the big picture
Keep your eyes moving
Move your eyes every two seconds. Check your mirrors every four to seven seconds, or when slowing down.
Leave your self an out
Make sure that they see you
The Chinook Driving Academy's 'Space Cushion Driving Program' is designed to save much more than insurance, it is designed to save lives.
Many additional topics covered in our course are:
Rules and Regulations, Skill and Control, Proper Visual Habits, Evasive Driving Manouvers, Defensive driving habits, Selective ground search techniques, Seat belts and air bags, Highway and freeway driving, Parallel parking, Hill, angle, and diagonal parking, Avoiding alcohol/driving situations, Winter driving, Skid control, hydroplaning, Blizzards, Safe lane change techniques, Pedestrian safety, Buying & selling a vehicle, Insurance and how to minimize costs, Anti-Lock brakes vs. regular brakes, Vehicle knowledge and maintenance, A rudimentary understanding of the vehicle, how it works, and basic maintenance items students can do themselves.Under the hood checks, Economical driving, and much, much more!