Defensive Driving Tips

A safe driver is a defensive driver. Check out the list of defensive driving tips below:

  • Always have your mirrors set properly for your blind spot.
  • Stay alert and keep your eyes moving.
  • Be aware of the cars and drivers around you, front, back, and on both sides.
  • Eliminate distractions like cell phone usage.
  • Resist road rage by staying calm.
  • Keep a safe following distance and increase this distance in bad weather conditions.
  • Plan for the unexpected.

To sign up for a defensive driving course visit the National Safety Council site for a class near you.