Arrive Alive

                        Safe Driving Techniques

                        Safe Driving Techniques and Road Safety

                        A driver’s licence is a privilege – but no guarantee that the owner will be a safe driver! Drivers need to work on their driving, improve their skills all the time and seek to gain awareness on those aspects that will enhance their safety and the safety of others on the road.

                        The major threats to road safety include a lack of self-respect and disregards for the rules of the road.

                        The Automobile Association (AA) advises that all motorists give way to better road manners. The following are some valuable advice on road safety manners and attitude:

                        • A motorist is not justified in keeping to the right-hand lane and obliging traffic to overtake him on his left simply because he is driving at the legally-allowed maximum speed. Another motorist may have a valid reason for exceeding the limit, and to obstruct him unreasonable may lead to the building up of a dangerous situation in which bad temper may overcome good judgment.
                        • In an emergency switch on your emergency hazard lights as well as your headlights and drive at a safe speed. Obey the rules of the road and don't drive recklessly.
                        • Although driving in the emergency lane during daylight hours is permitted under certain provisos, following traffic has no right to force traffic ahead to move across the yellow line to allow overtaking - it may be courteous to move over but it places the onus on you to ensure that it is safe to do so.
                        • The AA urges motorists to be more tolerant and patient on our roads by driving defensively, rather than aggressively.

                        What is Defensive Driving?

                        View:

                        Defensive Driving and Making Roads Safer

                        For more information on improving your driving also visit:

                        Contact details for Toyota Advanced Driving
                        Salve' Jacobs
                        Toyota Advanced Driving
                        Tel: (011) 467 4040
                        Fax: (011) 467 4042

                        E-mail: info@tad-sa.co.za   

                         

                        Loading...

                        Search Road Safety Articles

                        Latest Pages

                        Driving in Winter / Driving on Snow and Ice

                        Driving in Winter / Driving on Snow and Ice

                        Driving in winter may be hazardous for the unprepared and inexperienced driver. Although South Africa is not as well known for extreme winter conditions, such conditions may be extremely hazardous and many drivers might need to consider measures relating to the condition of their car as well as driving

                        Read More

                        Safe Driving with Trucks in Heavy Rain and in Bad Weather

                        Safe Driving with Trucks in Heavy Rain and in Bad Weather

                        On the Arrive Alive website we find a rather comprehensive section on safe driving in heavy rains and bad weather, but not so much info on the challenges encountered by our truck drivers in these conditions! We discuss safe driving in heavy winds and how other modes of transport can be safer around

                        Read More

                        Safe Driving with Trucks in Strong Winds

                        Safe Driving with Trucks in Strong Winds

                        Not many South Africans are aware that their country has the 10th largest road network in the world. Our large road transport network means that during the daily course of their duties, our truck drivers often encounter adverse weather when out on these roads. Defensive driving is required by truck drivers

                        Read More

                        Road Safety and Your Windscreen

                        Road Safety and Your Windscreen

                        Background information The windscreen is an often neglected component of the vehicle. The windscreen is much more important than a mere screen between you and other road users. The safety needs stretch far beyond the obvious requirement of visibility for the driver! In today's vehicles, windscreens

                        Read More

                        Safety with Grass Cutting, Vegetation Control and Roadside Maintenance

                        Safety with Grass Cutting, Vegetation Control and Roadside Maintenance

                        Introduction On the Arrive Alive website, we have revealed that South Africa has the 10th largest road network in the world - approximately 750,000 km. It should be clear from this that roadside maintenance can be a quite a challenge - and we should pay attention to all those doing road maintenance,

                        Read More

                        Project Help and Road Safety

                        Project Help and Road Safety

                        Introduction On the Arrive Alive website and associated safety portals, we discuss how South Africans can be safe not only from road crashes and crime but also from medical incidents and other emergencies. Technology has become ever more important to summon fast and effective emergency assistance

                        Read More

                        Load More Pages

                        Partners

                        View All

                        任我爽精品视频在线播放