Tag Archives: Driving Safety

6 Tips to Driving Safely In the Rain

As a driver, you must be sensitive to weather conditions. It’s that simple. When confronted with adverse weather and your trip is not absolutely necessary, the safest choice you can make may be to cancel or delay your trip until conditions improve. When you must drive in less than ideal weather conditions, there are a […]

Vehicle Maintenance Checklist – Know When to do What

For preventative maintenance, make it a habit to periodically inspect your vehicle according to the owner’s manual.  It’s important to keep your vehicle running efficiently so that you can avoid any potential safety issues. You can also avoid costly vehicle repair needs if you catch something early rather than let it go unnoticed. Generally, your […]

Driving with Limited Visibility: What You Can Do to Avoid A Crash

When dealing with limited visibility, the first rule is that you only drive when you must. If you can avoid driving in fog, rain, night-time or other conditions that limit your visibility, you will reduce the risk of becoming involved in a crash. Here’s what you need to know about driving with limited visibility and […]

10 Tips for Dealing with Heavy Traffic

Few things are more frustrating than getting stuck in a massive traffic jam. Whether it’s caused by a crash on the road, construction, or general rush hour backup, driving in traffic is less than ideal and can also be dangerous. Here are 10 tips for dealing with heavy traffic.   Slow Down When there are […]

What You Should Know When Sharing the Road with Cyclists

The number of cyclists on our roads, especially in large cities, has increased over the years. When you’re sharing the road with cyclists, it’s important for the safety of everyone to drive with extra caution. Here’s what every driver needs to know when sharing the road with cyclists:   Pay attention to the bike lane. […]

Flashing Lights: What to Do When Pulled Over

In the event of a traffic stop, both you and the police officer want a smooth and safe encounter. It’s important to stay calm and keep these tips in mind to prevent the situation from escalating. Here’s what to do when pulled over:   Safely pull over. When you see the flashing lights in your […]

Do I Really Need That Oil Change? 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Car Maintenance

Staying on top of your car maintenance on a regular basis is important to keep your vehicle running properly. It’s easy to get busy and put off your vehicle maintenance, but doing so could be more costly in the long term. Here are 4 reasons why you shouldn’t neglect car maintenance:   Your car is […]

What You Need to Know to Prepare for Winter Driving

Driving in the cold winter months is a different experience than driving in normal weather conditions. As we approach the winter season and heavy snowfalls, here are some tips to help you prepare for winter driving:   Have a fully charged battery The cold winter months are the most important for having a fully charged […]

4 Tips to Save on Your Car Insurance

Your car insurance bill is something you pay on a monthly basis, perhaps on auto-pay, and then you don’t think about it again until the next month. Have you thought about ways to save on your car insurance? Auto insurance is not a fixed cost, and with some careful consideration, it can be lowered. Here […]

Top 10 Tips for New Drivers

Top Driver wants to keep all our new, young drivers safe on the roads. These are our top ten tips to keep you safe as you hit the roads for the first time. Obey the speed limit. Though speed limits may seem arbitrary to you sometimes, they are developed by infrastructure experts. Speed limits are designed […]

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