If you want to learn how to take a race car around a track at screaming fast speeds, Ben Collins would be a great choice for a teacher. But he wants people to be safe in regular cars on regular roads.
Collins, a race driver and for seven years the mystery man "The Stig" on BBC's "Top Gear," shared his thoughts on everyday driving in the book How To Drive.
What Collins learned--sometimes the hard way--about the physics of cars in motion is useful information even on trips to the local store.
We get a second listen on this interview from 2016.