Needless Auto Accidents Are
Way Too Common
is a fact of life that, at some point in their lifetime, everyone will
most likely be involved in an auto accident. If not, somehow auto
accident may affect your life. Weíve all heard about drunk drivers who
was in a crash and ended up killing an innocent person. Oftentimes a
family member or friend that we know. Also, other factors such as
immature drivers and unnecessary distractions cause needless vehicular
When a teenager dies in a tragic accident because they were driving
irresponsibly, we all shake our hands in disbelief. It my opinion that
teens should not get a license at 16, contrary to what I even believed
at that age. I believe that 18 is a good time for teens to start
driving. That way, we have less erratic wild driving by immature teens.
Another problem is erratic driving caused by unnecessary
distractions. Year after year, people die in accidents due to
inattention due to things like talking on the cell phone, changing a
radio station, eating and driving, disciplining kids, etc while driving
down the road.
Focus on The Road!
you are focused on something other than the road and other vehicles
around you, it is putting everyone at risk. You might be singing along
to the radio, drumming your fingers on the dashboard and not see the
light turning red in front of you. Every day, I see tons of drivers zoom
past me while talking a mile a minute on their cell phones. People may
think that they are being responsible by purchasing hands-free kits for
talking while driving, but anytime you are focused on anything other
than the road, it is a formula for potential tragedy. It is sad to know
that most auto accidents could be prevented if people simply paid more
attention to their surroundings and used some common sense about the
dangers of the road.
There are still tons of people who seem to think that a yellow light
means drive as fast as possible to beat the light. Unfortunately, the
person who is getting the green light might not know that you think you
can beat the light. Suddenly, your hurry to beat the light ends up in an
auto accident that could have been prevented.
Drunk Driving Is Stupid!
Drunk driving doesnít have to occur. Thatís the easiest type of auto
accident to avoid. Simply make the responsible decision to not drink and
drive. Too often, the drunk driver is the one to survive the accident
and the sober individuals end up losing their lives. It never seems
fair. When you make the decision to get behind the wheel after having
some drinks, you are admitting that you have no respect for yourself or
Think Before Your Drive
Take the time to look around you while youíre driving. Avoid the easy
mistakes on the road. Realize that there are so many people around you
who just donít have time for an auto accident that day. So take these
tips to heart and learn to prevent auto accidents.