If all drivers would realize the importance of traffic signs and signals, and would observe them to the letter, driving would be a much happier experience.
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The National Safety Council estimates that more than 14,000 persons die every year in highway crashes that would not have been fatal if seat belts had been used. These 14,000 deaths could have been prevented by merely “buckling up.”
As long as each vehicle moves in its own lane without getting in the way of another vehicle, traveling is smooth. But travel is not all in the same direction. Our chosen line of traffic often must cross the paths of other vehicles, and that’s when trouble comes—the intersection problem.
Although pedestrian safety should be a two way responsibility between driver and pedestrian, the driver is usually responsible for any consequences. Therefore, we as drivers must look at pedestrians as caution signs.
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It is every driver’s responsibility to identify and obey all traffic control signs. Make it a point to periodically review the different signs and to become acquainted with their meanings.
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