Would you say you are a considerate driver? Many people would, but others definitely fall far short of that standard. Indeed, some people end up driving aggressively and increasing the chances they will end up having an accident. While no one wants to be injured in an accident, it becomes more tragic still if one person’s lack of consideration causes other people to be injured or even killed.
Unfortunately this is something that happens regularly on the roads. There are campaigns that have highlighted this fact and encouraged people to become more considerate of all other road users. While there is a lot of work still to be done in this area, the more we can do to highlight the dangers of being inconsiderate to others, the more effect it will hopefully have on other people.
You might wonder what considerate driving means. There are some good examples of this that make good sense. For example it might mean driving more slowly in communities. It also means sticking to or below the speed limit as necessary. It also means being alert to who is around you and adjusting your own driving according to the conditions of the road.
What could the consequences of more considerate driving be?
Many road accidents are caused by drivers who are not being considerate of others. For example they might drive too fast or simply not take note of who is around them. If we all made a promise to ourselves to drive with more consideration for other people and road users around us, the world might be a very different – and much safer – place to be. Think about how you would like to be treated and then drive in a responsible manner. You might be surprised at the difference it makes.
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