Avoiding Common Auto Accidents PART 1
Should You Change Your Tires? (PART 1)
Here is the second part of how you can avoid common auto accidents and injuries:
- If for any reason your vehicle drifts off the roadway, just slow down and stop before entering the road. Avoid over-correction through turning the steering wheel severely to the left or right to try and get back on the pavement. This action might cause your vehicle to flip over and roll, which will cause injury not only to you but to your passengers as well. Over-correction is a common mistake with drivers today, so extra precaution to avoid this is a must.
- If you are driving on two-lane roads and highways, don’t forget to turn on your headlights. This is to make your vehicle visible in a possibly dangerous driving scenario. This will let other anxious drivers see you coming. Avoid stopping on the freeway shoulder unless it is an emergency. If you really have to stop on a freeway shoulder, pull off to the side as far as you safely can and use extra caution if you step out of the car.
- A lot of drivers today still have a tendency not to signal when taking a turn because they think its not important. There are a lot of auto collision accidents reported just because someone forgone using their vehicle’s signals, making the other driver unable to react properly.
- Designate a driver if you will be drinking. We all know alcohol can disable the driver’s senses and can cause auto accidents, injuries and even death every year. In fact, an increasing number of people are disabled or killed in auto collisions due to alcohol influence.
It is always best to get involved and be proactive when it comes to driving safely. You may just be able to save your own life or of someone very close to you. Just following these simple tips you can help lessen the growing number of auto collisions. If you are in the San Antonio area and were involved in an auto accident, contact Miracle Body and Paint for the best body and paint service in the market today.