Are you a driver or plan to be one? Then, these tips on defensive driving are for you. According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), when you drive defensively, you’re aware and ready for whatever happens.
You are cautious, yet ready to take action and not put your fate in the hands of other drivers.
Following these defensive driving tips can help reduce your risk behind the wheel:
- 1. Think safety first
- 2. Be aware of your surroundings —
- 3. Do not depend on other drivers.
- 4. Follow the 3- to 4-second rule.
- 5. Keep your speed down
- 6. Have an escape route.
- 7. Separate risks.
- 8. Cut out distractions.
Armed with these tips, you are just about the best river on the road, but most of all, ensure your vehicle is in top shape to avoid any mechanical disruption.