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Stay safe on the road with the important information in this car and driver video series.
You Will Need
- A well-maintained vehicle
- Driving strategies
- A radar detector
Keep car in working condition
Keep your car in good working condition. Check it periodically for broken headlights and taillights, and check your license plate for obstructions.
Drive same speed
Drive the same speed as accompanying traffic.
Avoid being the lead car
Place yourself in the middle of a clump of traffic. Avoid being the first or last speeding vehicle.
Watch for brake lights
Watch for people hitting their brakes in front of you. It is a good indicator that there could be a police car or an accident ahead.
Drive in the middle lane
Drive in the middle lane. Use the left lane only to pass.
Invest in radar detector
Invest in a quality radar detector if they are legal in your state.
Do not speed
Remember: the easiest way to avoid a speeding ticket (and stay safe!) is to drive the speed limit and always wear your seat belt.