Passport to Safe Driving Toolkit - Driving at Night
According to the National Safety Council, driving at night is more dangerous than any other time of day. In fact, the risk of a fatal crash is three times greater at night.
- Be aware of reduced visibility.
- Slow down to account for less visibility.
- Use bright headlights when there are no oncoming cars and it is not foggy.
- Keep the windshield clean.
- Do not drive when you are tired.
- Be alert of other drivers. Most driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol happens at night.
- Dim the dashboard lights.
- Do not stare directly into oncoming lights.Have your vision checked regularly.
- If your car is equipped with the advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) blind spot warning feature, learn how to use it properly.
- #DrivingSkills101 Dangers in the Dark Winning PSA
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