What are some of your resolves in 2020? Losing weight? Getting a pay raise? Here’s another idea: becoming a more aware driver. This New Year’s driving resolution makes the road safer for everyone.
Most motorists are accustomed to driving about 10 miles per hour over the speed limit. Follow the posted limit; aside from being safer, it also means law enforcement won’t pull you over. We know it’s tempting, but increasing driving speed only saves you a few minutes in commute time.
Keep Up with Car Maintenance
When your car down mid-commute, it’s more than just an inconvenience. It’s a serious road hazard for you and all the other drivers on the road. Breakdowns are almost always preventable. Bring your car to a VW and Audi service station for regular upkeep.
Stop Tweeting and Driving
Checking your Instagram feed or latest Line message can wait until you get home. The same goes for tweeting, texting, and talking on your mobile device. You may think taking your eyes off the road for just a second is no big deal. However, according to the National Safety Council, phone use while driving accounts for 1.6 million collisions every year.
Use Your Turn Signals
It doesn’t take a whole lot of effort to flick your finger to operate the turn signal. It’s not for your benefit but for the driver behind or in close proximity. A report from Nationwide Insuracne revealed that failure to use the turn signal is partially to blame for 2 million collisions every year.
We Can Help Fulfill Your New Year’s Driving Resolution
Remember, keeping up your car maintenance is one way to be a better motorist. Bring your car to Buttera Motors if you own an Audi or VW vehicle. We also have vehicles for sale if a car purchase is one of your resolutions. Keeping your New Year’s driving resolutions make the road safer for everyone.
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