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Night driving and personal security

 

A security company’s perspective to night driving

Sharp headlights landing on your eyes and you are about cursing at the oncoming driver? That seems like a usual experience of a night driver. Driving at night could be daunting and dangerous at the same time.
Now let’s talk about the danger part. Driving at night especially after a hectic day at work can be challenging. Concentration can be lost due to the tiredness of the body. fatigued driving are common stories and that’s even one of the causes of several accidents.

Now let’s talk about the danger part. Driving at night especially after a hectic day at work can be challenging. Concentration can be lost due to the tiredness of the body. fatigued driving are common stories and that’s even one of the causes of several accidents.

It has been gathered that what sleep deprivation does to the brain is same as what alcohol does. So you actually jeopardize many lives when you practice drowsy driving and not only your life. The advice is for us to take responsibility for our safety and always for that of others. Also, if you are still new to driving, night driving wont work for you if you are safety conscious. If there is something a new driver should avoid like a plague it is night driving.

Other personal security tips for a safe driving experience are below:

  •  Ensure your wiper and windshield are working correctly should be a heavy rain.
  •  Drive with minimal speed.
  •  If you can drive during the daytime
  •  If you have to drive at night ensure you have some good sleep in the course of the day
  •  Avoid distractions while driving at night to make up for visibility issues
  •  Avoid driving after drinking
  •  Ensure that your headlights are in good shape
  •  Put other road users or drivers into consideration while using your headlight
  •  If you have challenges seeing at night be sure to correct that before making your next night driving .
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