How To Prevent A Car Accident
Tips For Staying Safe on the Road
- Use Signal Lights
Using signal lights warns other drivers that you want to change lanes. This allows them to be prepared for your next move.
- Don’t Speed
Always follow the posted speed limit. Going faster can be hazardous, especially for new drivers, If driving at night, in bad weather or high traffic volume, consider driving below the speed limit.
- Be A Defensive Driver
Keep an eye out for what others are doing. Always check blind spots and keep a good distance from other cars- it gives drivers more reaction time if something goes wrong.
- Avoid In-Car Distractions
Do not text and drive! Drivers who text while driving are 23x more likely to get into crash. Other things to avoid are eating and putting on make-up.
Distracted drivers account s for 350,000 crashes per year.
- Follow The Law
Traffic laws are designed to protect you and other drivers on the road. If not followed, we not only put ourselves in danger, but also risk the lives of innocent by-standers and drivers.