There are many ideas and laws that are created to ensure a safe and pleasurable driving experience. Some are avoiding aggressive drivers, alertness while driving, and vehicle following distance, vehicle speed, and special driving situations.
One of many factors in remaining safe on the roads is the ability to control your emotions and your stress. Some driver's do not know how to deal with stress. This emotion can hinder the ability to drive safely and ensure safety on the roads. If you encounter a vehicle that is driving recklessly, and constantly following to closely the best thing to do is to do to avoid a confrontation is to reduce speed and allow him to over take your vehicle. Do not provoke the driver just let them pass.
Accident are avoidable, all it takes is to be aware of your surroundings. Pay attention do what you are doing. Cell phones radios and newspapers are common distractions while in a motor vehicle. If you must use a mobile device ensure that you have a hands free accessory for it. If not pull over and make your call. Never try to understand or navigate a map while operating a vehicle. This can cause you to commit a traffic violation, or even injure a pedestrian.
There is a rule of thumb that can help keep a safe following distance while traveling the roads. It is called the "Two Second Rule". Following a vehicle too closely is called "tailgating." Use the two-second rule to determine a safe following distance. Select a fixed object on the road ahead such as a sign, tree or overpass. When the vehicle ahead of you passes the object, count "one-thousand-one, one-thousand-two." You should not reach the object before you count to one-thousand-two. If you do, you are following too closely. Most rear end collisions are caused by the vehicle in back following too closely.
Keeping the proper speed is critical while driving. Not only may it keep you alive ,but it will also keep you from committing ...