Most fatal car accidents happen with just a single driver. Here’s how to make sure you don’t find yourself involved in a serious, or even fatal, accident.
Did you know 58% of police-reported fatal accidents involve only one vehicle?
To add to that, 40% of fatal accidents are caused by collisions with fixed objects or don’t include a collision at all (example: a rollover).
So even when you’re driving alone, without any distractions, you still have a serious risk of an auto accident.
When you’re driving alone, what can you do to keep yourself safe and minimize your risk?
Here’s what to remember:
Keep Your Car Maintained
Healthy maintenance includes keeping your gas tank full. Fill up when your tank’s half empty rather than almost bone dry.
Have your tires checked and rotated so you always keep good control. Have your fluids checked and filled with every oil change.
When you’re aware of a maintenance issue, have it fixed […]