Tips for Staying Safe While Driving

If all drivers take the proper precautions, everyone will be safer while driving. If more drivers simply turn down the radio a little, pay closer attention to other drivers, always obey traffic signs and laws and use headlights, the road would be much safer.  


At our Blue Springs Hyundai dealership, we are committed to our clients. Not only do we offer reliable competitively-priced vehicles but useful driving information, as well. That's why we have compiled a list of safe driving tips.


Use your headlights at all times. To reduce your risk of being in an automobile accident, utilize your headlights in the day and at night. Your headlights give you and other drivers, better visibility. With the use of your headlights, pedestrians and cyclists will see your vehicle coming towards them, and other drivers are less likely to pull out in front of you.


Be attentive while driving especially, when it comes to traffic and traffic signs. There are situations where there isn't a traffic sign that explains what drivers should do. For example, when there are flashing lights, drivers should either yield to other cars or stop altogether. When things like then happen, it is a great practice to act according to the surrounding traffic. Paying attention to different traffic signs will help you avoid making mindless mistakes, which may result in accidents and/or traffic citations.


Make sure your car isn't visible in your mirrors. A driver's "blind spot" is one of the common causes of many accidents. Blind spots can be fully seen in your side mirror by adjusting the mirrors to remove any visibility of your car. This will also eliminate any overlapping between the side mirrors and the rearview mirror.


Interested in more driving tips? Feel free to stop by McCarthy Hyundai of Blue Springs today! We have an extensive inventory of sedans, coupes, hatchbacks and SUVs. 
McCarthy Blue Springs Hyundai
3000 NW South Outer Road Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
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