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5 resolutions of a safe driver

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We are one month over the new year now and this is around about the time New Year’s resolutions are starting to take a back seat to everyday life. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with some easy and effective safe driving resolutions to pick up this year.
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The habits of a good driver to pick up this year

  1. Put your phone on "do not disturb" before driving

    Driver distraction and mobile phone use while driving is one of the top causes of accidents so this simple action does a lot.

  2. Respect speed limits

    Speed limits are there to ensure the safety of all road users. Driving at excessive speeds includes greater potential for loss of vehicle control and increased severity of injuries in a crash, especially in winter where roads are dangerous.

  3. Be tolerant of other road users

    Including motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians. A road isn’t always just for cars so keeping an eye out for other users and being respectful to them is always important. Road rage can become serious quickly, so don’t engage with angry drivers and keep calm yourself to discourage dangerous behaviour.

  4. Signal turns or lane changes

    Signal well in advance so other road users can act accordingly. Other road users can’t read your mind so always indicate any turns and lane changes in time to let them know what you intend to do next.

  5. Park your car in reverse

    Doing this takes a bit more time when you park but when you leave your parking space it will be easier and more relaxed to drive off. Reverse parking also means you reduce your blind spots when leaving your space so reduces your damage and injury risk.

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Published at February 1, 2021
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