Safety Tips: Alberta driving school

  • Fully check the condition of the car and make sure that all the parts are working properly.
  • Whenever you see a stop sign, do stop, making sure that you have positioned the car correctly. When it’s time to move, make sure to pull the car after scanning the intersection.
  • All the signals and indicators of the cars should be used whenever necessary. This is essential for you and the other drivers on the road’s safety.
  • When you drive, just drive. Clear off all the thoughts from your mind. Stay very alert but keep calm.
  • Do not forget to check your mirrors from time to time. Keep your eyes on everything around. While driving, your eyes and mind both should be focused only on driving.
  • The safety signs on the roads are for drivers, make sure to follow and notice each and every one of them.
  • Whether moving inside the city or on the highways, never forget to wear your seat belt. It is your best friend while you are driving.
  • Make sure you follow all the rules and regulations concerned with driving, even the very basic ones.
  • Make sure to choose that speed of the car which would suit the weather conditions and traffic situation. Drive slow and maintain a safe distance from other cars in case of bad weather.
  • Do not drive if you feel sleepy or drowsy. Get a quick nap and then get on the road. Avoid sleeping on the steering wheel.
  • Beware of the public areas such as the schools, health center, and playgrounds.
  • Do not neglect any road sign, traffic light or the traffic signs.
  • Whenever you reverse the car, make use of the mirrors and check the surroundings yourself as well.
  • Pay special attention to the traffic and make use of the indication lights whenever you over take or change your lane.
  • Make sure that you are using the headlights, braking lights, signal lamps, and reverse lights properly and timely.
  • Know your safe distance from other vehicles and maintain this distance according to the speed and traffic conditions.
  • Switch off or turn the phone silent while driving. Replying to a text message, email or phone call not only puts you in danger but the other drivers on the road as well.
  • If you have made use of any drugs or alcohol, do not go driving as these things do not let your mind focus on the road and affect your senses which in turn marks your driving ability.
  • When you are driving, keep in mind that the others’ driving skills also affect you. Be very aware of what the other drivers are doing around you and be ready for any unexpected circumstances.
  • Make sure to drive slow, this gives you an edge and time lapse to react and plan how to respond to the inappropriate behavior of other drivers’.
  • If you have children in the car, make sure to buckle them up and do not allow them to fight or play when you are driving.