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Chapter 10 "In the Driver's Seat"

This chapter deals exclusively with the pitfalls of driving and how to avoid them. One of the most difficult aspects of driving is parking. Mr. Brady confides that this is one aspect where he could not regain the confidence he had before his eye loss, but he does offer some useful tips.

"I have developed a trick or two that you can use for snuggling into your own garage without hitting the rear wall. Turn on the headlights, even in daytime and watch the pattern the beam makes on the wall as you approach it. A curved line of light moves downward as you approach the wall. By putting a marker, a piece of tape for example, you can stop the car just as the line of light reaches the marker. I use this little trick on a daily basis and find that it is very precise. I can stop the car so the front bumper is within an inch of the desired distance from the wall. (pg. 66)"


A Singular ViewTable of Contents

(Click on chapter title to see excerpt)

Chapter 1 Unhappy Landings
Chapter 2 Awkward Takeoff
Chapter 3 Jolts of Reality
Chapter 4 Flying High
Chapter 5 How About You?
Chapter 6 Seeing in 3-D
Chapter 7 What's Changed
Chapter 8 Getting Back to 3-D
Chapter 9 Pitfalls and Booby Traps
Chapter 10 In the Driver's Seat
Chapter 11 The Active Life
Chapter 12 Gimmicks and Gadgets--Let Technology Help
Chapter 13 Keeping the Good Eye Good
Chapter 14 Seeing to Your Looks
Chapter 15 Driver and Pilot Licensing Standards
Chapter 16 For Parents Only
Chapter 17 Senior Class
Chapter 18 Great Company