Traveling is a lot of fun but along with it is our responsibility to keep the people who are with us safe. Accidents are inevitable but let’s admit that sometimes we only have ourselves to blame. How many road accidents can you recall are caused by the use of a mobile phone? This thing really throws me off the cliff, my partner and I would always argue every time I would see him talking on his cell phone and he doesn’t even have the hands-free device. Please do not use your phone while you’re on the wholesale delineators because it takes away your focus from you or the least it makes your attention divided. If you really have to take the call or you have to reply immediately, pull over and deal with it. There’s nothing wrong with telling somebody that your reply is late because you were driving. Mobile phone headsets or adapters are not that expensive and can save your life so get one.
Seat belt! Seat belt! Are you tired hearing these two words from your mother? Well a lot of people should have been saved if they only followed the basic rules in road safety. Even if you are seated at the back, you still need to buckle up because in a crash, an unbelted passenger can kill or injure the driver or a front seat passenger. Another thing that we hear over and over is “Don’t drink and Drive” but still, a lot of people still do it. I don’t know what’s so hard to understand why this is very important.
Another tip is to keep your distance. You always have to keep a three-four second gap between you and the car in front of you and remember not to turn in front of oncoming traffic. Learn how to drive defensively, you’ll never know when will this come in handy. Defensive driving means you are ready for anything and should a bad situation occurs, you know exactly what to do without panicking. Lastly, make sure that your vehicle is in perfect condition but if the need arises, do you know who to call? Having a towing company’s number is very important to keep with you at all times.