1. Check for blind spots before changing lanes.
It's important to check for blind spots before changing lanes in order to avoid accidents. Make sure to check both your mirrors and look over your shoulder to see if there is any traffic in the next lane.
2. Always use your turn signals when turning or changing lanes.
When turning or changing lanes, it's important to use your turn signal so that other drivers know your intentions. This will help to avoid accidents and confusion on the road.
3. Come to a complete stop at all stop signs and red lights.
It's essential to come to a complete stop at all stop signs and red lights in order to avoid accidents and traffic violations. Remember that stopping smoothly is key - so make sure to brake gradually.
4. Yield the right of way to pedestrians and other vehicles when appropriate.
When approaching intersections, be sure to yield the right of way to pedestrians and other vehicles as appropriate. This will help keep traffic flowing smoothly and prevent accidents from happening.
5. Drive at a safe speed for the conditions present.
When driving, it's important to adjust your speed depending on the conditions present. Driving too fast or too slow can both be dangerous, so make sure you're driving at a safe speed for the current situation.
6. Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and others around you.
It's important to maintain a safe distance between your vehicle and others around you in order to give yourself enough time to react if something happens up ahead. If you follow too closely, you run the risk of getting into an accident if the car in front of you suddenly brakes.
7. Maintain control of your vehicle at all times (don’t drift into other lanes, etc.).
Maintaining control of your vehicle is essential for safety while driving. Make sure you stay in your lane, don't overcorrect if you start drifting, and use caution when merging into traffic.
8. Use proper hand positioning on the wheel while driving).
Use proper hand positioning on the wheel while driving in order to maintain control of your car. Hold the wheel at 9 and 3 o'clock positions (or wherever feels most comfortable for you), keeping your hands close to the steering wheel so that you can react quickly if necessary.
9. Make sure your headlights are on during the day and your taillights are on at night (this is required by law in Arkansas).
Headlights must be used during the day in Arkansas, so make sure to turn them on when driving. At night, it's important to have your taillights on so that other drivers can see you. This is required by law in Arkansas.
10. Be aware of your surroundings while driving, and watch out for potential hazards.
By being aware of your surroundings, you can help avoid accidents. Make sure to keep an eye out for potential hazards such as animals or debris in the road. If you see something up ahead, slow down and proceed with caution.