For the sake of your safety and the condition of your new Chevrolet, it’s essential that you practice defensive driving. Read the following article for helpful defensive driving tips.
Yield to Other Drivers
It might be tempting to pull your Chevrolet in front of someone because you are in a hurry, or accelerate rather than let another driver take a spot in front of you, but it’s best to avoid such practices. This is because you could upset a driver who has a road rage problem, and he or she might take it out on you. Even if it’s your right of way, let the other person go first. If you’re in a hurry—even in a Chevrolet Corvette—remember that the real object of driving is to get from A to B safely, not to get from A to B as quickly as possible.
Don’t Be Mean
It seems obvious, but if you avoid being a mean driver you can get yourself out of a lot of trouble. Being an inconsiderate driver might work out for you some of the time, but one day it could result in a serious accident or road rage incident. Instead of being an aggressive driver, be a courteous driver.
Obey Traffic Laws
This is another obvious tip that many drivers don’t follow. We all tend to think that we are better-than-average drivers, and that other drivers on the road are dangerous. Instead of assuming that you’re the king of the road in your attractive new Chevrolet, be a defensive driver by recognizing that accidents can and do occur. Wear a seatbelt, follow the speed limit, and don’t roll through stop signs.
Don’t Drive Sleepy
If you’re drowsy, either because you are sleepy or under the influence of medication that makes you drowsy, don’t drive. Falling asleep at the wheel causes tens of thousands of crashes every year, and is easily avoided. Resting up before you drive can save your life.
At City Chevrolet, we care about your safety. To take a test drive in a new or used Chevrolet equipped with a full lineup of safety equipment and technology, visit our dealership located in San Diego. For more information, be sure to give us a call at (619) 817-8445.