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Regardless of Your Driving Skills, Avoid the Following Habits That Can Cost You a Fortune and Life

Following too closely.

When you are driving, there should be a distance between your car and the car in front of you. Following too closely creates a likelihood of you getting into an accident or destroying your car body. The closer you are to the car in front of you the less reaction time you have to act to an impending danger just in case there's an accident. Safe distance prevents you from bumping to the car in front of you in case the person decides to make a quick stop or emergency braking.

Driving while tired.

As a driver, you should take enough rest to help you recover your strength and focus. When you are tired then the brain is less than 100% effective. If you can not count on your brain while driving because of tiredness then you are in a great danger together with other road users. Make sure you drive safely and more keenly by having enough rest and being at your best on the road.

Speeding.

Do not simply assume that when you are driving fast then you are going to reach earlier. Assumption is the mother of all problems since you can be assuming and you don't know what's in store for you on the road. Be a master of your own speed and drive at the limits to be in line with the law and road safety guidelines.

Not wearing a safety belt.

This is something that takes less than a second to put on but others prefer not to. Some drivers think that it's cool to just leave it like that and others because of experience think that it's better to drive without. You should keep your safety at the forefront at all times by wearing your seatbelt at all times and situations. Even if you think you are safe without, remember anything can happen at any juncture or time.

Yielding to distraction.

Try as much as you can to avoid directing your attention to anything rather than the road. Distractions such as using your phone or looking at a direction you are not supposed to while driving exposes you to a greater risk than you can imagine. Keep in mind that you are not the only road user on the runway thus use it in the right way that it is supposed to.

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