Today, I was blessed. As I was driving on River Road, near Target, a driver, who obviously was not paying attention to her driving, made a left hand turn directly in front of me while I was traveling at 40 mph. I immediately slammed on my brakes and cranked the wheel hard to the left, causing my car to slide sideways. I barely missed her as she completed her right hand turn directly in front of me. She seemed oblivious to the fact that she almost caused a significant collision. Had I been distracted for even a second, I would have broadsided her at full speed. I learned again my lesson today of the importance of driving defensively and keeping my attention focused not only on my driving but also on the others who I share the road with. Let’s all be more careful to avoid injuring ourselves and others as we drive. Be Safe!