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Avoiding rear end collisions

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

Key points to remember

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.

Dangerous conditions

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

Keep cool in traffic

Keeping your cool is important for your overall defensive driving program. It is not difficult to get upset with other drivers while you in traffic, but it is important that you remain calm.

Vehicle maintenance

It is imperative that you maintain your vehicle to its highest standards in order to benefit from its safety features.

Seat belts

Reasons to wear your seat belt as part of your defensive driving program.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

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

Adjust to weather and road conditions

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

Be extra careful at night

Driving at night adds extra hazards and is often more stressful. To reduce the risk of having an accident when driving after dark, be sure to take these precautions.

True or false

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