Keep alert and be prepared

A few tips on how you can stay alert and be prepared for changing conditions.

Adjust to weather and road conditions

As part of your defensive driving program, you must know how to adjust to weather and road conditions.

Driving safety statistics

Learning proper defensive driving tactics can help prevent accidents and death on the road. The statistics for driving accidents are staggering and sobering.

True or false

Knowing the answers to these questions will help you become a better defensive driver and may also help prevent accidents.

Avoid collisions

Your defensive driving program should stress the importance of avoiding collisions, and how to prevent them.

Dangerous conditions

Defensive driving tactics often require you to understand dangerous conditions and how to react to them when you are on the road.

Key points to remember when driving

As part of your defensive driving program, keep the following key points in mind at all times. By knowing and using the information presented here, you can help prevent accidents from happening.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

When it comes to defensive driving, obeying traffic rules and using common sense are essential.

Pre-drive inspection

As part of your defensive driving program, conduct the following inspection before you leave on your trip.

Avoiding rear end collisions

Steps your organization can encourage and follow to reduce the risks of being involved in a rear end accident.