This is the final entry of a four part series of safety tips we have been posting to help new and experienced drivers be safe on the roads.
16. Maintain Your Vehicle – Keeping your vehicle in proper working condition can keep you safe on the road. Keeping fluids topped off, tire pressure correct, performing regular engine maintenance, and making sure lights are working will ensure you’re safe on the road.
17. Don’t Drive Erratically – Do not make sudden lane changes or stops to ensure that other drivers can predict what you may be doing.
18. Know Where You Are Going – Be sure you plan your route ahead of time and review it before you get on the road. This way you can prevent any headaches along the way and do not have to deal with struggling to remember where you are headed.
19. Use Headlights – Even though most modern vehicles are equipped with daytime running lights or automatic headlights, you want to be sure you’re using the properly to maintain safety at all times.
20. Respect Stopped Vehicles – If you are passing a vehicle stopped on the side of the road, always be sure to move over if possible or at least slow down as you’re passing them.