With each year that passes, driving cars becomes safer and safer. For one, technology like improved seatbelts, airbags, and cameras have all helped, but there is also more access to information that helps people improve their driving. Here are just a few tips for driving safely.
This is one of the easiest rules to follow. Driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol puts you and everyone else on the road at a much higher risk for an accident. Find a sober friend to drive you or call an Uber.
Keep Your Speed Down
Speeding is another leading cause of accidents, and it doesn’t even get you to your destination that much faster. Getting somewhere ten minutes earlier isn’t worth the risk of an accident (or the cost of a speeding ticket).
Don’t Text and Drive
Texting and driving has become a sort of epidemic over the last couple of years, and it’s one of the dumbest ways to cause an accident. Texting someone back that you’re twenty minutes away from them should never be the cause of an accident or a death.
By following these very simple tips, you significantly increase the odds that you will not be in an accident.