December 29, 2011
Obey The Law
Obey all speed limits for both maximum and minimum speeds.
Obey traffic signs and signals.
When a light turns green, make sure the intersection has cleared before you go.
Pass other vehicles only on the left; signal your intention before changing lanes.
Never pass a stopped school bus.
Yield to drivers who have the right of way.
Don’t drink and drive.
Don’t take drugs and drive.
Always wear your seat belt, and make sure all your passengers buckle up, too.
Never try to pack in more passengers than there are seatbelts in the car.
Don’t blast the radio.
Don’t drive with small children in the front seat of a car.
Don’t talk on your cell phone, put on makeup, comb your hair, or eat while driving.
Always pull over if a police officer stops you.
Correctly position mirrors and seat before you start.
Never tailgate, stay at least three car distances behind the driver ahead of you.
Don?t insist on the right-of-way if the other driver will not yield it
Dim your headlights for oncoming cars and those ahead
Be aware of what?s happening several vehicle lengths ahead and behind you
Expect the Unexpected
Reckless behavior from other drivers.
People or animals darting into the road.
Potholes or debris in the roadway.
Take Bad Weather Precautions
Make sure your windshield is clean.
Use wipers, defroster and headlights.
Counter glare from sun or snow with sunglasses.
Clear snow from hood, roof and all windows.
Reduce speed when visibility is poor or roadways are slick.
Watch out for puddles, icy patches and sudden pockets of fog.
Maintain Your Vehicle
Conduct a pre-driving inspection every time.
Be sure that scheduled maintenance checks are carried out in time.
Don?t abuse your vehicle by driving too fast over bumpy terrain.
Don?t make unnecessarily sharp turns or sudden stops and starts.
Don’t allow friends or other uninsured drivers to drive your car.
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