All Drivers manual to Cautious Use of The Car.
Careless driving is the number one cause of many car accidents. This is especially the case with the new types of cars with very high rate of acceleration and speed. Therefore as the driver you should always overcome the temptation to over speed the car as this may result in an accident. Things to observe to ensure careful driving is.
Concentration to the road is key while driving. As the car’s driver ensure you
are paying attention to the road and other vehicles. The purpose of this is as a driver you may be driving within the average allowed speed, but you may be forced to over speed or give way if the vehicle behind you is approaching you and there is a risk of it hitting you from the back. Another item to observe is restricting making or answering calls while driving and engaging in non-verbal communication with other vehicle users such as explaining items by using your hands.
Acquire a driving license and always update it. This is important for new drivers, they should know driving is more than just steering the wheel. This because driving is more than practical and there is need to get the information or precaution being passed by a road sign board. In cases where you are driving across the bounder of your home area, take time before driving to learn of the other area driving rules and regulations, because there is a chance some of their rules are different from what you use in your home town. Another vital item is making good use of the safety belts in the cars always while driving.
Never drive while drunk or high from any substance. A person does not see reason logically while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Drunk people are known to over speed the car as their senses have been Impaired. In addition it is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, therefore although you may not cause an accident, if caught by the authorities you will incur heavy penalties or end up in jail.
Before jumping into the driver’s seat and starting the car, first confirm the wheels have the appropriate pressure, the car has sufficient fuel and the oil gauge is working properly. This is done to avoid any break downs that could be prevented from occurring. Vehicle owners should also service their cars regularly.
If you feel exhausted it is important to take a break and rest before proceeding driving. This is important especially if you have been driving all day for long distances. Late night drivers cause accident by falling asleep while driving thus the car loses control. Also when traveling for long distance using the road, you can have someone to alternate driving with, after a given distance.