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How to drive on country lanes -The limit, or vanishing, point:

You will get better at driving around bends as you practice country lane driving. Part of this process is learning to "read the bend": What you learn to do over time is to subconsciously assess the limit-point. By understanding this concept, you will learn to "read" bends much more quickly. The main things to consider are:


The following photographs show what you should look at as you approach a bend, and how to assess the curvature and the limit-point:



If possible look across the bend to see if there is any other traffic approaching, especially large vehicles. Look for the limit-point - This is simply the furthest point that you can see, where the two sides of the road meet (photo above).






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