Oratory: In 2012 there were 33,561 fatalities that resulted from all types of vehicular crashes. Many of these crashes could have been avoided if drivers would practice safe driving skills. One way to help prevent vehicular crashes is to slow down and to maintain a safe following distance. Start your day by being a defensive driving for both you and the other drivers on the road. D. Hilton, VP Safety
General: It is a known fact that driving at higher speeds increases the chance of injuring or killing someone in a vehicular accident. A greater following distance can mean the difference between life and death. A driver must do everything within their power to maintain a safe following distance at all times. The following tips will help a driver achieve a safe and manageable following distance.
Summary: A good plan for being a defensive driver is essential for remaining accident free. Make a commitment each day to “Safety” and to being on the watch for other drivers who may be operating their vehicle in an unsafe manner.