We are all excited about getting a new car and attending a driving school. When all is done, it becomes a nightmare driving the car on your own. The tips given in this article are helpful to all drivers for a safe journey, but they will be of more help to new drivers. Read on to learn them for your road safety.
Do not use your cellphone
Chatting and making calls while driving is a bad habit. When on the phone, you are not able to clearly see what is happening around. Be patients and wait till you park to make calls and reply to all the WhatsApp messages. If there is an emergency and you must make or answer a call, there is an option to pull over.
Traffic signs are there to guide you on the road. However, most drivers do not use them. There is this habit of following what the car in front of you is doing. It is wrong because they might not be following the signs. If there a set speed limits, please follow them to avoid the risk of accidents.
There is always the recommended distance between you and the car in front. The distance helps you avoid collisions if you are forced to apply emergency breaks all of a sudden. With a close range, you will end up colliding with the next car. And there you have been involved in an accident.
Do not drive in bad weather
The risk of accidents in high when it is snowing or raining. This is so, especially for new drivers. It is also not advisable to drive at night if you are new on the road. If you must please drive with an expert so that in case it becomes hard for you, they can take over and help you out. After you have learned and confident, you can go ahead and drive at night. What is discouraged is driving in inclement weather, whether you are good driver or learning.