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SAFETY TIPS

You can practice these TIPS as a passenger.

Try it and see, soon it will become routine.

Stay Alive Drive Defensively

 

 

Defensive driving is designed to heighten your awareness of everything happening around you while driving.

If you start developing these habits early and realize that every time you get in a car there is risk involved, you increase your chances that you won't be involved in a colision.

Start practicing now by checking your mirrors constantly.

Always be aware of what is on your right, your left and behind you.

Check the road ahead. What is on the horizon, what is happening in front of the car ahead of you.

Learn to make eye to eye contact with drivers and pedestrians. That way you know they see you.

Look at the front wheels of the cars parked on the side of the road. If you see a car with the wheels turned to the left, is it going to suddenly pull out?

Of course you can also just drive around in a daze, fool with the radio, use the mirrors for checking your hair etc. and the rest of us will pay for it with higher

insurance rates
, but you may pay with your life.

 

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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