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Road Safety Tips
- Do not drink and drive. Alcohol alters your ability to drive safely; it slows your reaction time, decreases your awareness and impairs your judgement.
- Using a cell phone when driving is dangerous and can cause accidents; pull over in a safe place to make a call.
- Whilst driving pay attention to pedestrians especially children and senior citizens.
- Always wear your seat belt, even back seat passengers, and never allow a child to stand between the two front seats.
- Keep a safe following distance from other vehicles by adopting the two second rule; this also helps to avoid rear end collisions.
- Always observe and anticipate the actions of other road users and compensate for any mistakes they might make.
- When about to overtake, check mirrors, indicate and make sure you are not being overtaken.
- Practise Road Safety, do not learn by accident. Road Safety begins with you.
- The faster a vehicle is travelling, less time there is to react, the longer it takes to stop, the harder it is to control and the more severe the impact.
- It is better to give way to the other driver in order to avoid an accident. Drive defensively.