Buick LESABRE 1994 Owner Manual

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Oil-Road Recovery

You may find sometinte that your right wheels have dropped off the edge of a road onto the shoulder 1tvhile you‘re driving.

if die it: vel of the shoulder is only slightly below the pavement, recovery should be fairly easy. East: tth 111: accelerator and then. if there is nothing in the way. steer so that your vehicle straddles the edge of the pavement. You can mm the steering wheel up to 1.:‘4 Iunt until the right f t'DIll tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.

OFF ROAD RECOVERY REG li'E

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Passing

The driver of a vehicle about to puss another on a two-lane highway waits forjust the right moment. accelerates. moves around the vehicle ahead. then goes back inltt the right lane again. A simple maneuver“?

Not necessarily! Passing another vehitfle on a two-lane highway is a potentially dangerous move. since the passing vehicle occupies the same latte as oncoming traffic for several seconds. A tniscalculation, an error in judgment. or a brief SlllTL‘Clltltt' to frustration or anger earl suddenly pill the passing driver face to fact: with the worst of all traffic accidents -- the head-on collision.

So here are some tips for passing:

0 "Drive ahead." book down the road. to the sides. and to crossroads for situations that might ait'ect your passing patterns. If you have any doubt whatsoever about making a sueeess fol pasa. Itrait for a better time.

0 Watch for traffic signs. pavement markings. and lines. If you can see it sign up ahead that might indicate a turn or an intersection. delay your pass, A broken center line usually indicates it's all right to pass {providin g litt: road ahead is clear}. Never cross a solid line on your side of the lane or a double solid line. even if the road scents empty of approaching traffic.

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