How To Be The Perfect Driver
04 Sep 2014
All car drivers have their own “styles” of driving. Some are cautious, whereas others drive like they just stole the cars they’re in!
Tips – Hints and Tricks to being a Perfect Driver
The United States NHTSA reports on the sad news that auto accident fatalities rose in 2012. There were almost 1,100 more deaths on American roads in 2012 than there were in the previous year.I don’t want you to become another sad statistic, which is why I have written a blog post on how you can become a perfect driver. Interested? Keep reading to learn more!
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Go on an Advanced Driver’s Course
One of the best ways of improving your driving styles and technique is to learn where you are going wrong.
You can find advanced driver’s courses in all states, and they will help you to become a better and safer driver. Some courses might be a mixture of theory and practical lessons whereas others might only be practical.
Do some research to find out who offers the best courses in your local area.
Get Rid of your Lemon
Are you driving around in a lemon? Does your dashboard light up like a Christmas tree whenever you drive somewhere? If so, it’s time to ditch your clunker and buy a newer, reliable car.
For instance, if you live in a rural area, you might want to buy a new Land Rover. There are plenty of Land Rover offers at local dealerships, so you are bound to find something within your budget.
If you’d rather avoid buying a British car, there are plenty of homegrown American models to choose from. The easiest thing to do is just go online and see what’s available!
Don’t Drive when you’re Stressed
Everyone has some level of stress in their lives. After all, stress helps to motivate us into doing things!
But what if you have had a super-stressful day, and your frame of mind is somewhere between “maniac” and “angry”? I recommend you stay off the road for a while. When I’ve had a bad day, I find that going for a long walk helps me to calm down and look at things from a different perspective.
Sometimes, talking things through with a buddy can help diffuse your angry frame of mind. A problem shared is a problem halved, so they say!
Make Sure you Sleep Well
If you are having trouble sleeping at night, you should think about talking to your doctor about it.
Lack of sleep can make people do all sorts of crazy things. And if you get behind the wheel, you are more likely to cause a road rage incident with other motorists or pedestrians!
There are many things you can do to improve your sleep. Examples include sleeping on a comfy bed and fitting black-out blinds and curtains. Sometimes, you might have to move home if you have noisy neighbors and they are refusing to pipe down.
I hope this guide has helped you to learn how to become a better driver. Good luck!
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