Think Only Newbies Have Accidents? Think Again! - Article By Rainy

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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We have another awesome article by Rainy called:

Think Only Newbies Have Accidents? Think Again!

This is a very important article for drivers of all skill and experience levels, as you can probably tell from the title. Student drivers may not know what they're doing, but they realize they don't know what they're doing so they tend to be super cautious.

The problem is you drivers with a little bit of experience that think you have it all figured out.

"Oh no, not me! I learn something new every day!"

Yeah, baloney. You all say that. Then you're out there tailgating 20 feet of someone's bumper or driving too fast through truck stop parking lots.

"Oh yeah, maybe that is me."

Yeah, well it's time you take a look in the mirror before something really bad happens, eh?

Here's some great advice and insights from Rainy about staying safe out there on the highway:

Think Only Newbies Have Accidents? Think Again!

Dan S.'s Comment
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As ALWAYS, yet another MOST OUTSTANDING ARTICLE

Old School's Comment
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This is really good!

I see this all the time out here. I've gotten to where when I see experienced drivers doing dumb stuff, I stop and ask myself, "Am I that guy?" I try to test myself and make sure I'm still being vigilant about safety and not letting myself get too relaxed out here. Being confident is one thing, but when it's mixed with complacency it becomes a deadly combination.

Marc Lee's Comment
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Great article Rainy!

As a person who once took flight lessons (didn't have a medical so technically not a "student pilot") this didn't surprise me at all.

In General Aviation they actually refer to the period from approx. 100 - 300 hours of experience as "the Killing Zone!"

'Nuff said!

We have another awesome article by Rainy called:

Think Only Newbies Have Accidents? Think Again!

This is a very important article for drivers of all skill and experience levels, as you can probably tell from the title. Student drivers may not know what they're doing, but they realize they don't know what they're doing so they tend to be super cautious.

The problem is you drivers with a little bit of experience that think you have it all figured out.

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