Drive Safe

THIS Summer

Work together to keep our roads safe.

Pre-Driver

(Ages 12-14)

Tips to DRIVE FOCUSED

  • Focus only on driving.
  • Have passengers answer your cell phone, change the CD, navigation, etc.
  • The safest time to use your cell phone in the car is when you reach your destination and have stopped.
  • Make sure you and your vehicle are ready to go before you start driving.
  • Never reach for anything in the car.

As the memories of your driver education class fades away, it’s common to develop some bad driving habits and overlook the basics. While today’s cars come equipped with advanced safety features that make driving seem effortless, it’s crucial to remember the importance of following road rules to steer clear of crashes.

The top four leading causes of all crashes on Utah Highways include: 

  • Following too closely
  • Failing to yield the right-of-way
  • Too fast for conditions – includes speeding
  • Unsafe lane changes/failing to keep in proper lane

 

Did you know that by sticking to the basics, you can prevent these top four causes of highway crashes? It’s pretty remarkable!  This summer, we invite you to join us in revisiting the fundamental principles of safe driving. By focusing on the driving basics, your actions behind the wheel can make a significant impact and help save lives.

The Road To

Zero Fatalities

We can reach our ultimate goal and it all starts with you. Drive the way that keeps you and your loved ones safe. Learn about the five safe driving behaviors and what you can do to be a better driver.

our mission _

Zero Fatalities’ goal is to eliminate fatalities on our roadways.