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post #1 of 15 Old 04-02-2012, 10:05 PM Thread Starter
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New steering guidelines

People have mostly been driving with the hands at the 10 and 2 positions, now the AAA and National Highway Traffic Administration says the 9 and 3 position is better.

Bottom Line - Get with the times: You're driving all wrong
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That's how autocross racers have been doing it for years. Gives you better control. and you can turn harder without moving your hands.

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They also suggest the push pull method. I don't like it.
Also, the main reason for 9 and 3 is so if the airbag blows it will cause less injury
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is push pull method the same as "shuffling" the steering wheel?

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Yep. Sure is. :-)
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I've been doing the push-pull method steering for a year or so. I wouldn't go back to hand over hand, my arms get tangled up doing it like that actually.
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Here's a good video


figure 8 steering

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How do you then hold the cell phone?

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How do you then hold the cell phone?
Pull over to the side of the road if possible, or park the car.
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So is nobody going to point out that the Versa steering wheel doesn't work at 9 and 3?

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