Safety Inside the Vehicle

Posted on by Defensive Driving | in Drive Like ME

People tend to ignore the small things. But sometimes, paying attention to the minor details can prevent major problems. A lot of drivers focus or what’s going on around the car while driving, but don’t notice that there are also dangers inside of the vehicle. Below are a few tips to remind drivers of the importance of safety inside of the vehicle.

1) Strap up before putting the car in motion- I’ve noticed a lot of drivers will start pulling out of the driveway or parking spot and then put on a seatbelt. That shouldn’t be. What if you’re backing out and a car slams into your vehicle at full speed? You’re less likely to be injured if you are strapped in. When you get in a car, the first thing you should always do is put on your seatbelt, and be sure that all of your passengers are properly strapped.

2) Make sure foreign objects are secured- Some drivers have drinks, mp3 players, cell phones, and other things in their car. People also leave their children’s carseats in the back seat. All of the items inside of your vehicle should be secured. You don’t want to have to slam on your breaks and something flies into you. Or something could fall underneath you feet and roll under the break pad and prevent you from breaking properly.

3) Limit your distractions- We all like to ride with friends or talk on the phone while driving. Then you have those who can’t seem to find a radio station they want to hear, or the hungry drivers who use one hand to eat and the other to steer. But we should not get to wrapped up in these things and forget about what’s going on on the road. While driving, your eyes should be on the road at all times!

You cannot control other drivers, or the things that are taking place on the road. But you can do little things to make sure you are prepared on the road. Your safety starts inside of your vehicle!

|

Customer Reviews

Defensivedriving.com has a ShopperApproved rating of 4.7 based on 120421 ratings and reviews.

Emma Rud TX, United States
it's been easy and nice to work through. the videos can be engaging and customer services and support work well and help quickly.
jacob staley None, united states
GOOD
E.S. TX, United States
Everything's great.
Ricardo De La Rosa Texas, united states
It's the best
Chi Edwards Texas, united states
nice website, easy to manuever
Alana Oldenburg None, united states
Easy and straightforward
JOSEPH OTILE None, united states
convenient
Randall Visentine None, united states
Always my go-to!
Carolyn Jacobs None, united states
Defensive Driving Course for myself is what I need and very helpful to sign up for myself.
willie thompson None, united states
GOOD OVERALL EXPERIENCE
RMags Texas, united states
easy to navigate
Gemma Parmar TX, united states
It was simple
Nurudeen Solabi united states
Very easy and straightforward process
Rafael Arreola Ocampo None, united states
Fast and easy registration
Jeramy Norsworthy None, united states
great
George Miller None, united states
Easy to Register
DOROTHY MATHIS None, united states
Quick and easy!!!!
Deysi Mora Herevia None, united states
Quick and easy
Esai Cervantes None, united states
Easy and quick
Omar Guerrero Texas, united states
easy to register
Victor Rincon Texas, united states
Easy to use
Amanda Clark Texas, united states
Easy Access
Mustafa Al-Baidhani
Smooth process
Tyler Solis None, united states
Quick and easy
sean TX, United States
Videos are easy to watch.
William Pacheco None, united states
Very Helpful
Jonathon Burns None, united states
nice and easy
Jose Sandoval None, mexico
Best
Elisabeth Ann Artkop Tx, united states
Easy to understand. I felt there the person taking the test should not be encouraged to get their driving record until they are finished. Otherwise it says you have not completed defensive driving. I did that and had to explain why it said that.
See all reviews on shopperApproved.com
Why DefensiveDriving.com
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Over 2 Million Customers Served
  • Highest Possible Better Business Bureau Rating
  • Award Winning Course