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Avoid accidents and teach your drivers these five safe driving tips

by , 30 November 2016
Avoid accidents and teach your drivers these five safe driving tipsDriving is often considered a high-risk activity with accidents occurring all the time on our roads.

And so it is completely justifiable to stress the importance of safe driving tips for when on the road.

The last thing you want is for one of your drivers to be involved in an accident, especially not with someone else!

So don't ignore this possibility and reduce it by revising these five driver safety tips with your drivers:

1. Be cautious

Your drivers must never assume that other drivers will be driving sensibly.

2. Stay calm

Reduce stress before climbing into the vehicle.

Discourage any form of road rage.


Do you want to be fined, jailed or have a criminal record for life?

If an accident occurs in your workplace, and the person dies, you could be charged with culpable homicide, charged penalties of R100 000 or 2 years in jail! The CEO or Owner of a company is personally accountable for health and safety at work. 

3. Impatience

Don't speed, no matter how late you are!

4. Distractions

You must have full concentration on the road. So, encourage your drives to only answer important phone calls after having pulled over on the side of the road. 

5. Pedestrians

The last thing you want is one of your drivers hitting a pedestrian! 

So, emphasise the importance of staying alert. This is especially true in areas that have a large amount of pedestrians. 

Pedestrians often step off the pavement and cross road, so stay alert! 

There are five practical safe driving tips to follow on the road.  Make sure your drivers are fully aware of them and reduce the risk of an
accident occurring. 

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