Driving will almost always come with some form of distraction - it’s unavoidable at times! But it’s all about minimising distractions as much as possible and keeping your focus on the road - and other drivers! By minimising the distractions directly affecting you, you’re more likely to be able to avoid that accident. Simple defensive driving skills or pure luck - first steps first, identifying what distractions are in your car and how to minimise their impact on your driving.
Types of distractions to be aware of
There are 4 different types of distractions to be aware of - not all of them are physical items in your car that take your attention away from the road!
Removing items in your vehicle that can distract you unnecessarily
Removing distractions from your car can help keep your focus on your journey - don’t get caught out and be cornered into an accident. There are so many more cars on the road so it’s important to keep your eyes fixed on what matters. And if you do find yourself in an accident that was not your fault, it’s important that you’re able to remember clearly what happened in the moments of the accident.
Tips to avoid distractions when driving
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