Being anxious or tensed behind the wheel is common. Relax yourself before you start driving. Take deep breath or listen to slow music. Making animal or amusing noises, helps invoke laughter thereby reducing stress level. So, next time you feel anxious before driving, just get silly!
Remember, when you speed, you not only put your own life in danger but that of your co-passengers as well. When you start feeling responsible towards your co-passengers, you will automatically control the urge of speeding. Have small chats with your co-passengers during the journey as it will help you calm down. Also, be attentive and keep an eye on the road to avoid unfortunate incidences.
It is very important for a driver to have situational awareness. If the traffic slows down there’s a reason. Do not try to navigate through the traffic in full speed as there is a high possibility of you getting caught by the traffic police. If caught, show your license and car insurance to the officer.
Leave well before time
The urge to speed often stems from the fear of getting late for something important. Avoid this by leaving home well before time so that you reach your destination on time.
If you find a speeding driver on the road, lend your support by giving them a pass instead of competing with them. Do not try to race with speeding drivers as it may cause harm to both of you. Also, by letting the speeding car pass by, you are choosing safety over fury.
Shorten the ride with scent
Invest in a soothing car freshener. A good scent helps you relax and reduce your stress level. So next time you go shopping, do add a sumptuous, aromatic car freshener to your cart.
Always remember that there are people who love you and are waiting for you. This thought will prevent you from speeding and help you reach safely to your destination. Along with your life, your car’s life is also precious, so make sure you buy a car insurance that will take care of your car in case speeding damages your beloved car.