Always walk around your car before driving and check the
tyres for correct pressure and tread.
Most women after middle age dislike
driving at night this is due to genetics. Women have trouble
focusing quickly into the light and back into the dark men
on the other hand do not usually have this problem. Women
now have an excuse for not driving at night.
Remember to use you indicator correctly
Check your brakes regularly.
Ensure the windscreen is clean,
especially if you are driving into the sun in the early
morning or late afternoon.
Feeling tired or drowsy when driving is a
dangerous combination. Fatigue and feeling sleepy slows your
reaction time, decreases awareness and impairs your
judgment. If you feel tired or drowsy always STOP, REVIVE,
Never rest your foot on the clutch. In an
emergency you could depress the clutch and greatly reduce
your breaking distance.
Start a long trip after a good night's sleep and don't
travel at times you would normally be sleeping.
What is the best method to steer a car?
Push Pull or Hand over Hand. The RTA accepts both for
driving tests but if you use hand over
hand and are involved in an accident the air bag could break
both your arms and project them into your face or eyes.
Able Driving School uses and recommends Yokohama Tyres.
However when we purchase a new vehicle it may not have
Yokohama Tyres fitted.
Take a break for at least 15 minutes every two hours on a long trip.
If you plan to drink, don't plan to drive - catch a cab or
travel with a non-drinking driver.