Presentation on theme: "Transportation Tuesday TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY Back to the basics : The most dangerous mile!"— Presentation transcript:
Transportation Tuesday TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY Back to the basics : The most dangerous mile!
Transportation Tuesday How many of us heard drivers talking of the dangerous mile they travel? This dangerous mile could have: history of memorable accidents? blind Curves? steep hills? heavy and high speed traffics? uncontrolled intersections? Dangerous Mile : Fact or Myth? Move on to the next slides, and know the facts! Believe it or not, we still talk about this!
Transportation Tuesday If your answer is a specific location along the stretch of road you travel… you could be wrong! The most dangerous mile is always the mile right in front of you! It is the mile that requires your undivided attention and the very best driving skills.
Transportation Tuesday Tips to survive the most dangerous mile: The basic – Drive Defensively. Always drive to prevent collision in spite of incorrect action or adverse conditions. Wear your seatbelt and shoulder harness. Fact -Seatbelt saves lives! Be familiar with your vehicle. You may be driving the best vehicle, but it is a hazard if you are not familiar on how the controls work. Observe the speed limit. Remember, speed limit is not a target!
Transportation Tuesday More tips! Avoid surprises. Make it a habit of reading the road signs. Plan your route. Avoid the temptation of sudden change of direction, such as exiting a road. Get the big picture. Watch our for the traffic in front, back and sides of your vehicle! Fight fatigue. Start your trip well rested. Remember the role of the thumb : 15 minutes rest for every 2 hours of continuous driving. Alcohol and driving don’t mix. A lot of drivers died trying it ! Take advantage on the Defensive Driving training that you have attended. Practice what you have learned, it will save your life !
Transportation Tuesday We could prevent this accident! Vehicle roll-over We don’t want this to happen … Remember the ‘tips’ to survive the most dangerous mile !
Transportation Tuesday More tips for survival? Just remember …….. The most dangerous mile is the one right in front of you, so give it your full attention whenever you drive.