1. Seat belt- save lives, they prevent you from being thrown around inside of a crashing vehicle or, worse, thrown completely out of the vehicle. It should be properly worn and should be done immediately you get into your car.
2. Bad weather-If you’re driving through heavy rain, be extra cautious. Drive below the speed limit if necessary; maintain extra space between you and the car ahead, you are most likely going to experience bad visibility just find a safe place and pull over.
3. Avoid tailgating- Drivers need enough time to react if a car in front of theirs makes a suddenly stops. Keep a distance between your car and the vehicle in front so you can see potholes in advance.
4. vehicle maintenance isn’t just an important way to extent your car’s life — it’s a major safety issue;
One of the most common maintenance problems that can lead to a crash is improper tire pressure – checking your tyre pressure regularly to ensure safety as a line of defense against potholes
car’s brakes- Get your brakes checked by a mechanic ones you notice “softness” in the brake pedal, or feel a vibration when the brakes are applied. It either the brakes are wearing out or you could have a problem with the car’s hydraulic system.
5. Avoid distracted driving- Distracted driving is one of the major and growing threat to road safety. Increasing use of different types of distraction like visual, manual and cognitive.
6. Avoid drinking before driving- Never drink any alcohol before your trip. While you may not become intoxicated from one beer, you will more likely become sleepy.
7. Stay focused – Be aware of other traffic or pedestrians on the road before changing course to avoid a pothole.
8. Watch your speed.
9. Avoid braking unnecessarily.
10. Recovering lost parts – If your vehicle sustains damage while traveling, such as a lost hubcap, ensure you stop in a safe location before attempting to recover it.
Always remember safety first.