Old habits die hard is a great saying here. When you gain good habits you will not forget them easily as well. When people are conscious of bad habits they can change them. That is what makes us better people at the end. Along the way, motorists pick bad driving habits as well. Initially they may not realize they are doing it or not think it was bad. A good look at the things you do every day reveal a bit about them. Here are some of the habits to kick out to be a better driver.
Tailgating Closely: Especially in cities traffic can be bumper to bumper at times. People may pick this habit pretty quickly to stop ignorant driver cutting in front of you. We should know our stopping distances. Even you have a great car with excellent break time you may not react as fast. It is best to seat back and enjoy the view instead of sniffing someone else’s car exhaust.
It is extra important to keep your distance in wet days. However, it becomes impulsive to stick to the rear end of the cars in front if it is your habit. It is bet to kick it out and give yourself a safe distance all the time. This will probably reduce the stress as well since you will feel roomy around you.
Getting Mouthy with Other Drivers: They may think that nobody is watching them when they are shouting at other drivers? The fact is that they probably think he/she must be an …hole. A nobody who is trying to prove a point that he/she is better. Everybody has to wait for their turn or wait for the other driver to do his/her thing before they can take turn.
If you are one of those people who is always looking to argue it is high time you change. Do something else, chew gum or listen to music but leave others alone. You only let yourself down.
Rushing Around All the Time: Some people seem to be incredibly busy all the time. And yet they never can reach anywhere in time. Speeding because you are late is never an excuse. You need to learn to leave earlier next time. If you are always five minutes late, it is best to set your watch five minutes ahead of the time so that you arrive just in time. Otherwise, you will be picking traffic tickets fast and involving in fender benders. As a result your car insurance rates will suffer.
Trying to Achieve Many Things at Once: Have you ever seen one of those drivers who are making up or shaving as well as smoking and driving in the same time. Get up a few minutes early and leave your home in good shape. There is a high chance you are going to mess up your appearance if you try to fix it in the car. You have got to chance such habits.
Always Eating or Looking For Something To Eat In The Car: Statistics show that eating while driving is one of the common causes of accidents. Besides it is not good for your health to keep snacking all the time. Find something else to pass time. Not many people are known to be good at multi-tasking. When you are occupied with something else you are bound to miss something that leads to accidents.
It may take a while to correct them but you should stick to the task of correcting them. Then, you can be a better driver bit by bit.