Wei Ruolin, 22, a senior majoring in law at Sun Yat-sen University, was one of the manystudents at the driving school this summer waiting patiently for her lesson to begin. But whenWei finally got behind the wheel next to the instructor, she almost caused an accident.
“I forgot to check the position of the rear- and side-view mirrors before I started driving. Icouldn’t see anything on both sides as the mirrors were folded in. I tried to adjust them whiledriving, but I nearly lost control of the car as I was distracted. It was very dangerous, ” Weisays.
When you get into the driving seat, don’t hurry to start the engine, but check everything andmake any necessary adjustments before moving off
Huang Shunlin, 22, a senior majoring in management at Central China Normal University,failed the test for traffic rules three times, even though the majority of the test is based oncommon sense. But then Huang thought of how many points he would lose on his drivinglicense and the money he would be fined if he kept violating the traffic rules and didn’t learnthem well.
“I didn’t pay much attention to the test at first and failed it several times, ” says Huang. “WhenI finally treated it like a real test and prepared with my friend’s help, it was easy and I learnedmany things to keep me safe on the road.”