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Good Driving Tips

Good Driving tips

A Good Driver is Always

Considerate

Towards pedestrians, cyclists, and other drivers. Tries not to frighten them by approaching at a threatening speed. Do not blow the horn and add to the high level of noise in the city. Do not use headlights at full beam and blind the oncoming drivers.

Courteous

By giving way to the traffic on the right; by slowing down to allow pedestrians to cross the road; does not show impatience by repeatedly blowing horn or threatening gestures; by helping another driver in distress.

Safe

Doesn't Overspeed; doesn't overtake recklessly; keeps his vehicle in good condition; follows lane discipline; observes traffic signals and parking restrictions.

Dos Don'ts
Do dip your headlights when behind another vehicle is approaching  Do not use horn except to avert danger 
Do drive slowly in Rain fog  Do not use headlights on well-lit roads 
Do give way to traffic on your right  Do not use headlights on the full beam on city roads
Do get the emission TEST done periodically  Do not weave between traffic lanes
Do maintain your vehicle in good condition Do not drive under influence of liquor
Do allow space for vehicles for free left turn - do not block the left lane at junctions where free left is permitted Do not park in " no parking" areas
Do slow down when taking a curve Do not park more than 15 CMS from the pavement 
Do not decorate your vehicle with garlands and buntings - they restrict your vision and divert the attention of other drivers  
Do carry copies of your driving license and registration certificate at all times   

Negotiating Turns

Left Turn

1. Ensure that the turning path is clear and no one is coming up behind you on your left

2. Give the left and signal by hand or indicator

3. Keep as close to the left as possible - just before during and after the turn

4. After completing the turn, slowly and smoothly merge with the traffic

Right Turn

1. Make sure that the traffic behind is at a safe distance

2. Give the right-hand signal and gradually slow down

3. Leave as much room as possible for other vehicles to pass on your left, and take a position just left of the middle of the road.

4. As soon as you find a safe gap between you and the coming traffic make turn swiftly but safely.

Last Updated: 05-08-2021 11:17 AM Updated By: Admin


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