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Driving Safety. Driving Safety. How safe are our roads? Driving injuries-on or off the job Unsafe acts behind the wheel Driving under the influence “Road rage” Unsafe conditions Vehicle safety features Did you know?. How safe are our roads?. 1995 data for the U.S. 43,900 deaths
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Driving Safety

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Driving Safety How safe are our streets? Driving wounds on or off the occupation Unsafe acts in the driver\'s seat Driving impaired "Street seethe" Unsafe conditions Vehicle wellbeing highlights Did you know?

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How safe are our streets? 1995 information for the U.S. 43,900 passings 5 passings and 260 crippling wounds for each hour The # of passings & # passings/mile hops in June, and tops in August. Friday (particularly evening/night hours) has more lethal mishaps than whatever other day What about Arizona? Arizona had the second most exceedingly terrible casualty record in the country (passings/miles driven), second to Mississippi.

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Driving wounds - on or off the occupation The most unsafe environment For the vast majority of us, whether on or off the employment, it is out and about. We confront it day by day. A late report from another AlliedSignal site: An administrator was starting a business outing Was driving from his home to the airplane terminal on the interstate Was shaving and investigating the rearview reflect Saw (in fringe vision) something cut before him Reacted by guiding to one side, driving off the road and hitting a tree Result was a broken hip

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Shaving Putting on make-up Reading a guide Reaching behind you to hit kids Not utilizing a safety belt Driving impaired Driving at a perilous speed Failing to stop or yield Unsafe going of another vehicle Tailgating Not utilizing signals Others? Dangerous acts in the driver\'s seat * Though maybe in an alternate classification, eating when driving and utilizing mobile phones can trade off your reaction time by diverting you and by expelling one hand from the controlling wheel.

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Driving impaired (DUI) Alcohol was included in 41% of all activity fatalities in \'94 Sobering realities: About 2 in each 5 Americans will be included in a liquor related car crash sooner or later in their lives Remember the one-one lead: one drink for each hour (Your body takes around a hour to free itself of every 1/2 ounce of liquor) Progress in this field: A social disgrace has been working against drinking & driving Many social consumers are in effect more dependable

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"Street seethe" Road fury is driving affected by an excess of outrage. Incited by: Feeling jeopardized by another person\'s driving (another driver cuts you off or rear ends you). Disdain at being compelled to back off Righteous resentment at somebody who breaks movement rules Anger at somebody taking out their street seethe on you Therapy for street seethe: Take a full breath and simply let it go!

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Poor perceivability Night time driving (Fatality rates/mile are 4 times higher around evening time.) Dust storms Rain storms Windshield wipers not successful Poor street conditions Slippery surfaces from climate Road not legitimately kept up Improper vehicle support Inadequate brakes Worn tread on tires Hoses, belts Inadequate increasing speed Headlight(s) out Other? Hazardous conditions

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Daytime running lights (Headlights that are on at whatever point vehicle is running) Lap/bear seat straps Reduce danger of direct to-lethal wounds by around half. Air sacks for driver & traveler Combined with lap/bear belts, they diminish danger of casualty by another 10%. Side effect airbags Ability to separate airbags Child wellbeing seats Note: Children in tyke seats ought not be set in the front seat of autos Anti-bolt brakes Safety confines incorporated with the vehicle structure If purchasing another auto, get some information about side-affect impact information. Other? Vehicle wellbeing highlights

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Did you know? At the point when driving on a street that is different to you: You eyes tend to filter the street from left to right which is a fabulous driving propensity. We tend not to sweep when in commonplace region. How nearly would you be able to securely take after another auto? We have a tendency to take after in light of the amount of the street we can see A long hood causes us to take after at a more prominent separation (since you need to investigate the hood to see the road). Drivers with shorter hoods have a tendency to take after more nearly Use the 2 or 4 second run Good driving conditions, keep a 2 second separation behind Poor driving conditions, keep a 4 second separation behind

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