Set a unique New Year’s goal for yourself by resolving to improve your driving habits in 2019. These few tips and tricks will help you become not just a better driver, but a safer one.,
It absolutely bears repeating and emphasis: Do not under any circumstances drive distracted or intoxicated. There is no surer way to lose your freedom to drive than by being distracted or drunk behind the wheel, and that’s if you’re lucky enough to not also lose your life in the process. Put your smart devices away, keep your attention on the road at all times, and never drive after you’ve had even one drink too many.
Road rage is something we’ve all dealt with at some point or another behind the wheel. For 2019, pledge to be a calmer driver. Don’t engage in habits like speeding, tailgating, cutting off other drivers, or honking the horn. If you need help reducing stress, try taking up breathing exercises or yoga before your morning commute.
60 percent of automobile deaths every year could have been prevented by the use of a seatbelt. It’s a fast, easy way to keep yourself safe. No matter how far you are driving and no matter your speed, always, always, always wear your seatbelt.
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