NIGHTTIME DRIVING FOR TEENS

According to the National Safety Council, driving at night is more dangerous than any other time of day. In fact, the risk of a fatal crash is three times greater at night.

Teen Tips:

  • Be aware of reduced visibility.

  • Slow down to account for less visibility.

  • Use bright headlights when there are no oncoming cars and it is not foggy.

  • Keep the windshield clean.

  • Do not drive when you are tired.

  • Be alert of other drivers. Most driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol happens at night.

  • Dim the dashboard lights.

  • Do not stare directly into oncoming lights.Have your vision checked regularly.

  • If your car is equipped with the advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) blind spot warning feature, learn how to use it properly.

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