Ninety percent of crashes are caused by driver error.
- Scan the road ahead. Looking away for just two seconds doubles your risk of crashing.
- Have an escape plan. Know where you’ll steer in case something unexpected happens.
- Don’t depend on other drivers. You never know who is paying attention.
For more driver safety tips, including advice for teens, visit AAA.com/safedriving.
This article was first published in March 2011. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.