Do you know how much a
speeding ticket costs, in fines and increased insurance
premiums over the next 3-4 years?
Do you know that cell phones
are linked with distracted driving, which is a leading
cause of preventable crashes?
Do you always wear your
seatbelt, even on short trips? Do your passengers?
Do you personally know anyone
who has driven a car after drinking some alcohol?
Do you know how to correct
your vehicle if it slides on ice?
How loud do you play music?
How often could you hear a horn or siren with your
What do you do when you
approach a railroad crossing?
Do you watch out for bicyclers
and joggers in the spring and summer?
How fast do you drive through
neighborhood streets where kids might be playing?
Did you see the article in the
paper or on TV about the local crash last night?
Do you know what to do if you
encounter dense fog? What if you are unable to see the
car in front of you?
Do you tailgate? How do you
know? Do you use the two-second rule?
What time of day do you use
How low do you let your gas
tank get? You should fill it when it gets to 1/4 a tank.
When should you use your
Have you ever picked up a
hitchhiker? Do you know anyone that has picked up a
How often do you check your
oil? Do you know that your car engine can blow up if
there is no oil in the car?
Do you always reduce your
speed in construction zones?
Do you always lock all car
doors when you drive especially at night?
Do you always check your
surroundings before getting out of your car? This is
especially important at night in poorly lit areas.
What would you do if your car
died? On a city street? On a highway? At night?
Do you have jumper cables in
your trunk? Do you know how to use them?
Do you have a map of
Indiana/Allen County in your car? What will you do if
you get lost?
How fast are you supposed to
drive through standing water? How deep is too deep to
Do you know how to maneuver
your car out of snow if it gets stuck?
Do you always stop when a
school bus is stopped? Are you always cautious of
students walking across the street?
What do you do if you get into
an accident? A minor fender bender or severe crash? Make
sure you get the name of the other person, his insurance
company and call the police to file an accident report.
Do you always have your
license on you and your insurance information when you
Do you know your license
plate number? Do you know when your plates expire?
Do you know that drowsy
driving causes many preventable fatalities and injuries
each year? Do you know the signs of fatigue? If you are
tired pull over and take a 20-minute nap.
Do you have an ice scraper in
your car? Do you always wait until your windshield is
completely cleared and defrosted before attempting to
Where is your spare key? Who
will have access to it if you lock your keys in the car?
What happens if you get a flat
tire? Do you have a spare tire? Do you know where to go
to fix it?
How often do you need to
change the oil in your car? Do you change it at the
Are your tires properly
inflated to the correct pressure?
Where are your hazard lights
located? When would you use them?
How often do you run yellow
Do you always come to a
complete stop, not a rolling stop, at stop signs? Even
when it seems like there is no one around?
Do you know that each
passenger increases your risk of an accident? How many
passengers do you normally drive with?
Do you know that driving at
night is more dangerous than driving during the day?
Visibility is reduced and you need to be more cautious.
Do you have anti-lock
brakes? Do you know if you need to pump them or hold them down?
When should you use your
What is your normal speed when
driving through a parking lot?
Do you always adjust your
mirrors and seat if someone else has driven?
What do you do if your car
starts to go off the road? How do you prevent
Do you reduce your speed below
the speed limit during dangerous weather conditions such
Do you have a pair of
sunglasses in the car for sunny days so you can see
Are you a safe passenger? Do
you tell your friends to pay attention to the road and
help them watch for traffic hazards?
Do you always wait your turn
at four-way stops? What do you do if someone takes your
Are you cautious of road rage?
Are you careful not to anger others by cutting them off,
Do you know what to do if a
police car, fire truck or ambulance needs to get
through? Where do you pull over, how long do you stop?
Who do you call if you need to
get your car towed? Are you and your family members of a
roadside assistance program?