Driving today is almost like being in a battle zone. Everyone is trying to get from point A to point B, and many times we are so distracted that we don’t recognize the hazards along the way. Distractions can come in many forms from being on the cell phone to focusing on personal problems or talking to a passenger. Some of the hazards we are faced with daily are people driving at excessive speeds, many changing lanes without signaling, and inconsiderate drivers. It shouldn’t take a collision or an incident to remind us to follow some basic rules of the road to stay safe.
Driving demands your full attention and your best judgment. When driving in special situations or when certain hazards exists, attention and judgment become even more important.
You don’t have to wait until National Safety Month to practice these safe driving tips: