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Safe driving: 5 useful tips for the new year

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LeasePlan has identified five areas where we can all make improvements to our driving – each with handy ideas for resolutions we can make to keep our journeys safe, peaceful and sustainable. Which habits will you adopt in 2022?
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1. Be a distraction-free driver

LeasePlan has identified five areas where we can all make improvements to our driving – each with handy ideas for resolutions we can make to keep our journeys safe, peaceful and sustainable. Which habits will you adopt in 2022?

2. Be a car-care expert

We rely on our vehicles to get around, so we need to take good care of them! You don’t need to be a qualified mechanic – LeasePlan can look after that for you – but make sure you can at least identify when your car isn’t safe to drive, and take preventative measures to keep things running smoothly.

3. Be a peaceful driver

Driving is safer, less stressful experience when we keep things in perspective, set a good example for others and look out for those around us. You can even find ways to use your commute productively! We advise you to:

4. Be a safe driver

Safety is paramount, and it comes from knowledge, experience and attention. But comfort also plays a role: the more comfortable you are, the less distracted you’ll be. Take sufficient breaks for hydration and stretching, especially on a long road trip. To stay safe on the road, make sure to …

5. Be a sustainable driver

Historically, driving has been a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and the overconsumption of resources. Today, with smarter choices about what and how we drive, we can all do our bit to protect the world around us. Here are some handy ‘eco-tips’:

LeasePlan’s SafePlan Zero

Of course, LeasePlan is here to support you. We’re serious about making our fleet the safest in the industry, accelerating change by calling for low-speed communities and working towards zero road-traffic accidents across our fleet by 2030. Moreover, it includes content, tools, guidelines and reports on the three main safety areas: drivers, vehicles and fleet management.

Published at February 28, 2022
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