· Don’t drink and drive. Don't drive when you're taking medication that will affect your driving.
Always wear your seat belt.
Obey the speed limits. Slow down when road and weather conditions are poor.
Don't take risks: don't cut people off in traffic, make sudden lane changes or run yellow lights.
Don't drive when you’re tired, upset or sick.
If you're in doubt, let the other driver go first — yield the right-of-way.
keep a two-second space between your vehicle and the one ahead. To check your distance: start counting when the vehicle ahead passes a fixed object, stop counting when your vehicle reaches the same spot.
Cut the distractions: don’t overcrowd the vehicle or play loud music.
Always check your blind spot: look in your mirror and over your shoulder before you change lanes.
Check traffic in all directions before going into an intersection.
The Legal Speed Limit
Rural Areas:55 mph. (unless otherwise posted)
City/Town Areas:30 mph (unless otherwise posted)
Alleys/back streets:15 mph
School Zones:20 mph (school days between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. when children are present and signs are posted)
Highways and Freeways:65 mph is the maximum in almost every state for automobiles and 60 mph for trucks.