Below are the share of safe driving experiences that you should know to handle common situations in real operating conditions in Vietnam.
Safe driving experience 1: Stay focused
Over 70% of accidents occur because drivers do not focus on driving. Subjective and objective factors greatly affect drivers, it is important that you know how to limit them and focus on driving.
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Safe driving experience 2: Do not drive after drinking alcohol
This is one of the safe driving experiences that we hear every day but the implementation is not easy. Limit drinks that are high in alcohol because of your health and safety and our families.
Safe driving experience 3: Understand the signals when participating in traffic
Those who are learning to drive, even many drivers “have passed a lot of cars” for a while but do not pay attention to one small thing, which is how to signal and respond to signals when it is reasonable traffic. In fact, when operating a car on the road, it is important to let others know how important it is to drive.
Safe driving experience 4: Use turn signal lights, horns, headlights / emergency lights, emergency signals …
You should only use the whistle to warn other drivers about your presence in case you think they “don’t realize it”. You should not use horns in a “hotly aggressive” manner, honking constantly and being too loud, this will startle the motorbike riders and accidents can occur.
When you want to switch directions, you must turn on the turn signal light long enough for other vehicles to recognize and handle the situation safely. When traveling in the city, it is best to take down a little side window to hear the surrounding sound signals, which seems simple but it brings great efficiency to help you drive safer. .
Safe driving experience 5: Driving in windy conditions
When it rains, you should turn on the lights, reduce the speed, drive carefully when there are dust, keep away from motorbikes and bicycles, check the car door carefully … The new wet road will be very slippery, so experience Safe driving in this road condition is that you have to handle braking, steering, turn-on earlier, keep the vehicle distance with the car in the same direction, use the wiper and glass drying with the appropriate mode to reach the range look best.
If the rain is heavy:
Never run more than 80km / h, if you see the car swinging, remember to drive and reduce the gas, absolutely no braking in this case.
Do not let the car run quickly through puddles because the car will be significantly deflected. Your car will easily slip over when the tire wears much or is stuck to the tread pattern, should only run at half the normal speed.
Should pay attention to the brake, when wet the brake pads will deviate or do not eat will be dangerous if braking quickly, so lightly touch the brake pedal to dry them again.
If a strong storm or strong wind is encountered:
It is best to seek shelter because it is likely that there will be fallen trees, broken wires, unexpected accidents at any time …
If you are forced to drive, you should go at a slow speed, when the car is shaking, try to keep it straight, if you encounter big trucks and passenger cars, stay away and keep the drive steady because the whirlpools behind these cars are very danger.
If going against the wind, it must be processed faster. If traveling with the wind, run slower and brake sooner.
Be careful to decelerate when cornering because the car is very prone to tilt.
Driving at night
Night driving is more dangerous than during the day because the vision is greatly narrowed, especially on the road that lacks high-voltage or countryside lights. When the sky is empty, remember to turn on the dim light, slow down and remove sunglasses. When it is dark, turn on the right light, use the signal light when it is important to avoid / overtake the vehicle, you must not go if the light is not guaranteed.
Always look at the foot of the dark on the road, when meeting the opposite direction, turn on the light, do not look directly at the headlights, but look right to the side of the road, white painted lines or rows of posts to align Drive, when even on, turn on the headlights immediately to observe the road (fix the blindness of the human eye). Stop the car only when absolutely necessary, remember to turn off the headlights, just leave the lights and warning lights.
Driving at dawn
This is often the case in the early morning or late afternoon. Clean the front glass, check it
g sunglasses and sunshades to avoid glare. If the car is in the opposite direction or the car behind you is blinding, you should be careful before turning it, so it will be hard for you to find out that you are turning on the turn signal. Should go at a moderate pace because the vision is limited at the moment.
When you are on the road, if you take the initiative to encroach on vehicles running in the opposite direction, especially trucks and passenger cars, they will encroach on the road again. The reason is that trucks do not want to brake on numbers because they are afraid of “losing” and fueling. They often run to encroach on the opposite way to give way so they don’t have to slow down.
Patience and concession are always the beauty in traffic culture
Therefore, it is best that you keep proactively giving way first, they will not encroach on you anymore. When running in the city, “conceding” is a civilized habit but sometimes it must be boldly so that the traffic flow is not obstructed, this depends on the circumstances that you can make an appropriate solution to handle. The most complete and effective.
Do not tail the car bigger
Many people run on the road or follow other cars when passing the car in the same direction. This is very dangerous because I don’t see the road and the situation is about to happen. When the car was overtaking me, I slipped into the right lane when I saw a car running in the opposite direction and charged straight at me. Consequently, you’ve seen too much already …
The most important advice is: when crossing a vehicle in the same direction, you must observe carefully before passing and absolutely should not “double” with the vehicle ahead of you.
Psychological advice in an emergency
An emergency situation or situation can reach everyone, long-time drivers, well-prepared cars can still encounter dangerous incidents on the road at any time. The important thing as well as the safest driving experience you need to keep in mind: don’t worry too much, think carefully before acting and the first goal is to keep the passengers on the car and yourself always safe. as possible as possible.