All Drivers manual to Cautious Use of The Car.
Careless driving is the number one cause of many car accidents. Sports cars with high speed are mostly the ones involved in the road accidents. 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.
The driver’s attention should all be on the road. While driving ensure that as much as your eyes are facing forward every once in a while use other road visual aids such as the side mirrors to see what is happening behind the car. The purpose of this is as a driver you may be driving within the average allowed speed, but you may be forced to over speed or give way if the vehicle behind you is approaching you and there is a risk of it hitting you from the back. In addition do not use your mobile phone while driving and avoid turning your head when talking to the passengers in the back seat.
Read all the issued traffic rules and regulations. Some people assume they can drive after learning how to handle the steering wheel, without getting the theoretical driving knowledge of the traffic regulations. It is necessary to learn and understand all road signs as they are put there for a reason. In cases where you are driving across the bounder of your home area, take time before driving to learn of the other area driving rules and regulations, because there is a chance some of their rules are different from what you use in your home town. 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. This is because consumption of alcohol and drugs clouds your judgment. Therefore a person is not able to know when the car is over speeding. In addition it is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, therefore although you may not cause an accident, if caught by the authorities you will incur heavy penalties or end up in jail.
Always check various parts such as the fuel gauge and the wheels pressure before starting driving. By doing this the driver is able to plan for journey for example he or she will plan to fuel the car if the tank is half empty. It is also essential to have maintenance done on the car after passing of a given time.
Drivers should always rest after driving for a long interval. Energy is lost if you have been driving from the morning to the evening without stopping. Late night drivers cause accident by falling asleep while driving thus the car loses control. If you are travelling for a long distance using road transport get a co-driver to drive while you are resting.
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