Car Safety TipsPrudence is a good ally to safe. Always driving should be conducted with the appropriate speed (this may not correspond to the “legal”). In particularly dangerous situations such as rain or fog, ice, reduced visibility, strong wind or sign in disrepair, the speed must be adapted to these circumstances. Hay must try to always keep a safe distance. This distance is defined as “that distance between vehicles can stop in case of sudden braking without colliding with the vehicle ahead, taking into account for this, the speed of movement and braking conditions and road grip.” Driver must learn to anticipate events. If there is heavy traffic to slow down if you look like the preceding vehicles are slowing. Overtaking is incorrect because a significant percentage of accidents. Before performing the maneuver can make sure security. No overtaking with key points of safe driving is attention. The driver cannot respond effectively to many stimuli at once, so you should avoid smoking, talking on the phone, eat or drink while behind the wheel.

  1. If necessary stop, never will in the driveway because of the risk of collision. Will try removing the vehicle from the driveway or park it in a suitable area.
  2. The passive safety assumes critical importance. The seat belt should be used in our own interest, also riding around town. Let’s get him adjusted properly and without gaps.
  3. Pregnant women should always use seat belts.
  4. Children should ride in approved restraint devices adapted to their size and weight. These devices are critical to the safety of the child, taking into account their mobility.
  5. Never ride under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Alcohol is probably the most important risk factor, as in countries like Spain is present in four out of ten traffic fatalities.
  6. Nor avoid driving after a heavy meal.
  7. Regular users of drugs should know if they can impair your ability to drive. People with diseases or conditions that may impair their ability to drive, should consult with your doctor whether or not to continue driving.
  8. Good planning of long-distance commuting reduces the chances of any surprises. Plan trips contemplating the best departure time, possible stops, etc..
  9. Children are less able to “hold” on long trips. It is appropriate for an adult traveling with children in the back seat in order to meet their needs and avoid distractions. Belts should be worn songs or stories, teaching should not bother the person driving or leaving the car until an adult gives the indication. Encourage them to recognize license plates, signs, ads, that do not get bored
  10. Before getting on the road should review the following: oil levels, brake status, steering alignment, state of shock absorbers, wipers, status lights, battery, tire pressure and condition of the goods, belts Security and anchors and exhaust.
  11. Should stop every two hours or at the first sign of fatigue
  12. Avoid traveling if you have not rested enough, since fatigue decreases the field of view, longer reaction times and impairs psycho-motor coordination and muscle capacity.
  13. Always carry in your vehicle’s documentation, a set of spare bulbs, warning triangles and reflective vest, basic toolkit cat, winter chains, sunglasses and a spare prescription glasses if needed and mobile phone.

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