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Tips For Preventing Road Accidents.

The incidents of road accidents are alarming and have to be taken into consideration. Here are some habits to avoid to prevent road accidents on the road.

1. Avoid using your mobile phone while driving

Using a mobile phone while driving can have the worst consequences both for you and the other drivers on the road if you are not careful. Avoid using a mobile phone while driving. Use your phone only in case of an emergency. If you wish to attend a call on your phone, pull over to the roadside and then attend the call.

2. Never drive under the influence of alcohol

Do not drive your car if you have consumed alcohol. This is irrespective of the quantity of intake. Alcohol can impair your judgment and can turn out to be fatal while driving. Driving under the influence of alcohol is also illegal by law. This can cost you your license. A small miscalculation under the influence of intoxicants can result in an accident. Avoid driving after intake of intoxicants.

3. Avoid driving when you are sleepy

Falling asleep while driving can lead to fatal accidents while driving on Indian roads. The driver of the vehicle must be well rested. Lack of proper rest may result in a drop in mental alertness and awareness. Reflexes will slow down meaning you will not have enough time to react to any situation on the road. The result of this can sometimes prove to be fatal.

4. Follow traffic rules

Make sure you follow all the traffic rules while driving your car. All the traffic safety rules have been designed keeping in mind the safety of everyone on the roads, including pedestrians. Make sure you keep the appropriate distance between the vehicles. Also, avoid crossing over on the roads to prevent colliding.

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