Think of your morning commute. Does your drive involve stopping for a cup of coffee, eating breakfast on the go, making phone calls, or finding that perfect song on your iPod? Chances are, you are guilty of a few of these. With so many distractions in today’s world, it can be pretty difficult to put safe and responsible driving first and foremost. We are multi-taskers. Our drives are used to plan out our days, what errands we need to run, and what deadlines we need to meet, rather than focusing on how to safely get from point A to point B.
So how do we break this cycle? The Louisville car accident lawyers at McCoy & Hiestand believe that simplification is key to developing safe driving habits. With two hands on the steering wheel, and eyes on the road, you dramatically limit your driving hazards and can better prevent yourself and your passengers from a motor vehicle collision.
So, next time you are in your vehicle, we challenge you to keep the following tips in mind:
Remember, no one is perfect. We are all guilty of allowing distractions to negatively affect our safe driving from time to time. But, if we decide to make safe driving the ONLY priority while in the driver’s seat, we will have contributed to making our roadways safer for everyone.