Safety Road Usage Instructions for All Drivers.
Negligence by drivers has been attributed to causing most of the accidents witnessed in our roads nowadays. Most of this accidents involve sports cars where the driver was exploring the limits to the car’s speed. Therefore as the driver you should always overcome the temptation to over speed the car as this may result in an accident. Things to observe to ensure careful driving is.
Concentration to the road is key while driving. As the car’s driver ensure you
are paying attention to the road and other vehicles. Sometimes drivers are forced to break road regulation for their safety as other road users may be posing a risk of causing an accident and the only way to avoid it is by breaking traffic rules. In addition do not use your mobile phone while driving and avoid turning your head when talking to the passengers in the back seat.
Ensure you understand all the road using rules and regulations. This is important for new drivers, they should know driving is more than just steering the wheel. It is necessary to learn and understand all road signs as they are put there for a reason. Also when driving into another state or region learn their traffic rules as different places have different road rules and regulations. Also always ensure you, and the other car passengers buckle the seat belt before starting the road journey.
Avoid driving while under the influence of alcohol and other drugs. A person does not see reason logically while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Drunk people are known to over speed the car as their senses have been Impaired. Although you may argue that you can still drive even when drunk, you should be aware it is against the law and the offenders are forced by courts to pay fines, lose their licenses or are sentenced to prisons.
Cautious drivers also check the fuel and oil gauge of the vehicle before ignition of the car. This is a precautionary measure to ensure that the vehicle is fit for driving. Vehicle owners should also service their cars regularly.
If you feel exhausted it is important to take a break and rest before proceeding driving. Energy is lost if you have been driving from the morning to the evening without stopping. The large number of accidents happening on night hours are due to the driver dosing off while still holding the steering wheel. If you are travelling for a long distance using road transport get a co-driver to drive while you are resting.