N3TC ROUTE SAFETY TIPS

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­ 1.­ Obey­ the­ rules­ of­ the­ road­ and­ havey­our­ driver’s­ li­cence­ with­ you.­ ­

2.­ Plan­ the­ route­ well.­ ­

3.­ Make­ sure­ that­ your­ ve­hi­cle­ is­ in­ aroad­wor­thy­ con­di­tion­ be­fore­ de­par­ture.4.­ Do­ not­ over­load­ your­ ve­hi­cle.­ ­

5.­ Avoid­ driving­ af­ter­ dark­ if­ pos­si­ble.­ ­ 6.­ Have­ a­ good­ rest­ be­fore­ you­ em­barkon­ your­ jour­ney.­ ­

7.­ Take­ safety­ breaks­ ev­ery­ two­ hours­ or200­ km.

8.­ Do­ not­ drink­ and­ drive.­ ­

9.­ Try­ to­ recog­nise­ po­ten­tially­ dan­ger­ous­drivers­ and­ pedes­tri­ans.

10.­ Drive­ with­ your­ lights­ on.­ ­

11.­ Head­lights­ should­ be­ dipped­ well­ be­forean­ ap­proach­ing­ ve­hi­cle­ is­ within­ the­ range­ of­ the­ main­ beam.­ ­

12.­ Wear­ your­ seat­belt­ and­ see­ that­ ev-ery­one­ in­ the­ car­ is­ wear­ing­ theirs.­ ­ 13.­ Drive­ de­fen­sively.­ ­

14.­ Stay­ within­ the­ speed­ limit.

15.­ Only­ over­take­ when­ it­ is­ safe.

16.­ Main­tain­ at­ least­ a­ two-sec­ond­ fol­low­ingdis­tance­ —­ this­ dis­tance­ shouldbe­ in­creased­ at­ night,­ in­ foggy­ or­ rainy­con­di­tions.

17.­ Ex­pect­ oth­ers­ to­ not­ be­ as­ obe­di­entto­ the­ law­ as­ your­self.­ ­

18.­ Avoid­ dis­trac­tions­ such­ as­ tex­ting.19.­ Be­ cour­te­ous­ to­ward­ fel­low­ road­ users—­ keep­ your­ tem­per­ and­ re­sist­ thetemp­ta­tion­ to­ re­tal­i­ate.­ ­

20.­ Know­ emer­gency­ num­bers.

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