FORMING GOOD DRIVING HABITS
Part of the task of great driving is mastering the art of forming good habits.
It's easy to pick up habits from watching others and doing what they do; be discerning - make sure you are influenced only by high-quality driving habits.
FORM HABITS THROUGH CORRECT REPETITION
Aim to do things the correct way, many times, and don’t be satisfied with sloppy performance.
If you do something a number of times correctly, it will begin to become a habit that works reliably.
If you make a mistake while you are developing your habits, work out why, fix that problem, and keep doing it again the correct way.
TEST YOUR HABITS
While you are using the habit, say random odd numbers between 1 and 21 (e.g. 3, 7, 19, 15). You’re doing well if the habit works while your mind is thinking hard about something else.
Alternatively, have someone else test you - ask someone who knows what the correct habits are to watch you drive in an unfamiliar situation or while you’re distracted.