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SAFETY TIPS

You can practice these TIPS as a passenger.

Try it and see, soon it will become routine.

Look Left Right Left

 

 

BEFORE ENTERING AN INTERSECTION, WHY?

YOU LOOK LEFT FIRST BECAUSE THAT IS THE LANE WITH THE MOST IMMEDIATE THREAT. The left lane is the closest to you.

NEXT LOOK RIGHT AS THAT IS THE LANE YOU ARE ENTERING NEXT. When there is no traffic approaching form the right you are almost ready to proceed.

YOU NOW LOOK LEFT AGAIN BECAUSE THAT IS THE LANE WITH THE MOST IMMEDIATE THREAT, AND TRAFFIC MAY HAVE CHANGED WHILE YOU WERE LOOKING TO THE RIGHT.

If it is clear you may proceed. As you commit to entering the road you now check the to the right as you begin your turn or crossing.

ALWAYS EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED.

 

Defensive driving will keep you alert for the unexpected.

Defensive Driving Tips
Always wear your seatbelt
Be aware of your blindspot
Avoid Drunk Drivers.
Give yourself an out
As you drive keep escape route open to avoid trouble
Keep your eyes moving
Check your mirrors every few seconds.
(Know what is on both sides of you and behind you at all times) Keep your wheels straight.
Get the big picture
Do not follow any vehicle to closely, stay back and see it all.
Make sure the other driver or pedestrian sees you.
This can be done by making eye to eye contact.
Avoid a DUI or DWI Don't Drink and Drive

 

 

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