Build Your Road Skills Confidence As a New Driver

Road Skills Confidence for New Driver

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The above quotation is one of the attention grabbing and funny road signs in the world. These signs alert the drivers about road safety. A new driver must follow the rules all the time in order to create a habit of following those rules.

One of the important things which needs to be done for a new driver is that he should hide his cell phone or power off it. If you want to make a call or reply to an important email, then pull over and do what you want. Then just keep your phone aside while driving.

A short drive without looking at the phone will cause no harm but a drive while using the phone can cost you your life. The new feature of Apple “Do not Disturb” is a welcoming initiative but it does not work for too long. The new generation is so addicted to mobile that texting always gets the negative attention while driving and it is very dangerous.

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Apart from mobile anything that distracts a driver is a danger for a new driver. As a new driver, he can easily get distracted by anything. In old times new drivers were told to avoid AM/FM car radio while driving. And for now the new driver should avoid listening to music. As a person can easily get distracted by music.

Listening to music while driving is a good combination, but if you blast your music too loud, you might not be able to hear sirens coming up from behind. This can and will cause trouble for you and others.

And for all those new drivers who are addicted to cigarette they need to avoid it while driving. It can lead to many health problems as well as a thing that can divert the mind of a driver from driving.

The general safety guidelines which new drivers have to keep in mind are some basic rules which people usually forget. Most important of these is the use of seat belt. It is very important that a beginner should be used to wearing a seat belt from the starting. Seat belt help to prevent many accidents.

To take over the car in front of you, it is always advisable to use a dipper or a light horn beep to ask for space. Don’t keep pressing the horn and make life for others miserable as well. People living nearby and on bikes get irritated by constant noises of horns.

Drive in a way that people are able to predict your next move. Use indicators. Give way to people. To turn left, use the left lane and vice versa.

Make sure you keep pace with other drivers. There’s a speed limit and then there’s the speed we drive. Don’t over speed neither drive too slow.

If there’s an accident call for legal help. Call the police and file a report. Call for medical help as soon as possible. Even if you are a doctor you will need help at time of accident. Call your insurance company and take pictures. Try keeping some emergency contact number in the car or on the screen of your mobile. So, people around can inform your family in case you’re not able to do so.

To be a professional driver it takes time. And for that a sacrifice now. Follow the rules and learn to follow them always. Slowly and gradually, your subconscious mind would take control of your driving.