Street Smart: Driving Skills

Why Safe Driving is Important

  • Learn the most common causes of traffic death and injuries
  • The importance of wearing seat belts
  • How alcohol and drugs affect your driving
  • The consequences of excessive speeds

Your Responsibility for Safe Driving

  • Making the right driving decisions
  • Knowing your vehicles capabilities and operating characteristics
  • Being aware of your whole driving environment
  • Communicating your intentions to other drivers

Driving Skills You Can Use

  • Learn about safe driving skills you can use on the road
  • The correct speed for the conditions
  • Safe following distances
  • Avoiding distractions
  • The importance of planning ahead
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