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Stay safe on narrow roads

If you dislike driving on narrow lanes because drivers on the other side of the road get too close, try to look past the oncoming cars as they get near. Focus on the road ahead of you and keep glancing at the left kerb to help you hold your position. The less space you feel you have, the slower you should be going. Consider the width of the oncoming car. If there’s a centre line, check to see whether the vehicle is on it’s own side.

Also, try to predict the actions of the oncoming cars. For example, are there any obstacles on the other side of the road, such as puddles, that might cause them to move out? Match your speed to the risk. And plan in advance what you would do if an oncoming car did veer suddenly. Keep checking your mirror so you know if it’s safe to brake abruptly.