Ten Commandments of MOTORING
Good News Magazine
September-October 1971
Volume: Vol XX, No. 5
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Ten Commandments of MOTORING
Good News Staff  

These Ten Commandments of Motoring are given in the booklet, "Road Craft" - The Police Driver's Manual, published in Britain.

1. Obey the traffic laws of the land. If you drive according to the vehicle or highway code, you will drive safely and well.

2. Concentrate on your driving and drive defensively. Never take it for granted that the other driver will do the right thing - Drive defensively.

3. Think before acting. Be alert - think about what you are doing while you are doing it.

4. Never tailgate. The cause of most accidents on freeways and expressways is tailgating - following too closely.

5. Drive with deliberation and overtake as quickly as possible. When in doubt, never pass.

6. Use speed intelligently and drive fast only in the right places. Don't drive too fast or too slow. A skilled driver never drives faster than the conditions of the road, traffic and weather permit.

7. Develop your car sense and reduce wear and tear to a minimum.

8. Use your horn thoughtfully; give proper signals; never black out headlights.

9. Be sure your car is road-worthy and know its capabilities. Keep your car maintained in good mechanical condition.

10. Perfect your road craft and acknowledge courtesies extended to you by other road users. Courtesy is an important factor in road safety.

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Good News MagazineSeptember-October 1971Vol XX, No. 5