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How to drive : real-world instruction and advice from Hollywood's top driver / Ben Collins.

Collins, Ben, 1975- author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 629.283 COLLINS (Text) 33946003140451 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 629.283 Collins (Text) 78292000358161 Adult New Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452145297
  • ISBN: 1452145296
  • Physical Description: 279 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 276) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: How to drive -- A very short history of driving. Roads aren't straightforward -- Burning rubber -- Road rage -- The driving test -- King of the road -- The basics. Are you sitting comfortably -- The beast -- Smooth operator -- Shifting gears -- Steering -- Braking -- Curves: the art of turning a corner -- The open road. Avoiding accidents -- Intersections -- Passing -- Multilane highways -- Freeways/interstate highways -- In the zone -- Free your mind (and the rest will follow) -- Vision -- Night driving -- Basic instinct -- Visualization: the perfect lap -- Skidding. The limits of grip -- Driving in wet weather -- Winter driving -- Worst-case scenarios -- Stunt driving -- Epilogue: drifting through London..
Summary, etc.: You probably drive on a daily basis. Driving should be a pleasurable experience-- but it is also one of the most dangerous. Collins, a professional driver, shares expert skills culled from his career racing in the Le Mans series and NASCAR, piloting the Batmobile, and dodging bullets with James Bond. He provides a history of driving, a crash-course in the physics of motion, and provides tips for greater control and safer, more efficient and fun experiences behind the wheel.
Subject: Automobile driving.
Automobile driver education.

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