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15 Most Important Road Safety Advise for All Drivers

15 Most Important Road Safety Advise for All Drivers
Written by AB Drives

 

15 Most Important Road Safety Advise for All Drivers

 

Today, driving is necessary part of our lives; and we need competent drivers to keep the roads safe for everyone.

A motorist, popularly known as driver is a person who drives a car, truck, or a bus on a public roadway.

Drivers are enclosed in motor vehicles and so they always feel protected and immured from accidents.

However, the driver of a vehicle has only the protection guaranteed by his/her strict obedience to traffic rules and regulations.

 

Read: Lists of the Nigerian Traffic Offenses That You Need To Know

 

For example, it is an offence if you attempt to secure or knowingly possess a false driver license or permit.

As a good driver, following this 15 important road safety advice for all drivers and adhering to other safety tips will help you stay safe while on the road.

 

15 Most Important Road Safety Advise for All Drivers

 

#1. Think safety first! Attend a formal driving training to learn the right skills.

#2. Pass the test, follow the right procedures and get a valid Driver License to drive.

#3. Get the right attitude to defensive driving; be patient, don’t drink and drive.

#4. Before you start, ensure the vehicle is in good working condition (daily vehicle parades).

#5. Leave earlier; plan your journey ahead, identify potential road hazards, traffic congestions and how to avoid them.

#6. The best protection inside the vehicle is the seat belts – use them for your own safety.

#7. While driving, avoid distractions like talking with passengers, making or receiving phone calls.

#8. Obey traffic signs and signal lights, including lights at pedestrian crossings; DO NOT overrun red lights!

 

Read: 8 Important Qualities That Make a Good or Professional Driver

 

#9. Avoid lane indiscipline and dangerous driving; do not exceed the legal speed limits – they are there for a reason.

#10. Don’t drive through roads, or streets where driving is not allowed; Avoid driving the wrong way up a one-way road or street.

 

 

15 Most Important Road Safety Advise for All Drivers

15 Most Important Road Safety Advise for All Drivers

 

#11. Remember to slow down while approaching built-up areas; always give way for other road users.

#12. Use your horn to inform other road users of your presence and not to intimidate them.

#13. Fit your horn, wiper or mirror if your vehicle is not fitted with one;

#14. Drive with caution under several weather conditions; Always use lights in the rain, dark or if the weather is overcast.

#15. Know what to do in cases of emergency; always drive to save a life!

 

 

Read: 15 Most Important Road Safety Advice For All Cyclists

 

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AB Drives

AB Derives is an automobile motoring and mobility service company that believes in the responsible use of the roadways.

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