Avoid Car Accidents

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.

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