When I first learned to drive, the instructor explained the importance of using peripheral vision to look for danger while driving down the road. Similarly, my father taught me to check the gauges, make sure there was sufficient air in the tires and to have the brakes inspected. He made it clear that I needed to know my vehicle and to keep monitoring as I operated it. Little did I know these tips were my first exposures to the concept of mitigating risk through continuous monitoring.
Over time, I learned that I was more effective at mitigating risk when I . . .