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Driver’s Ed and Night Driving: 6 things that should catch your attention

When you are driving at night your vision will be reduced making it harder to see large areas of the road, simply because of the fact that it is dark at night. Driving at night will increase the risk of danger and potential accidents, and for a beginner driver, it is so hard for them to drive at night – they are practicing by the support of their parents, and driving at night is required in driving practice.

There are lots of things to know when you are driving a car or motorcycle at night; you need to be more focused and more attentive. You also need more consideration in driving at night and in bad weather, just like winter, dark comes early in the day and sometimes come with rain. Driving at night in the rain will decrease your visibility and it is more dangerous for any driver. Driving Schools will teach how to be safe when driving at night and it is part of Driver’s Ed Program.

One of the things that need to catch your attention are the road signs; you need to know all about the road signs. Some road signs are difficult to read because others are written in small or difficult to read fonts. Most of the road signs are fluorescent and can easily seen at night, but when you are getting older it is hard for you see the road signs in the dark. Other things you need to know about driving at night are the animals which run across the road.Here is the link to get updated driving education.

One of the examples is deer – they can cause enormous damage if you collide with any animals. There are some ways which will taught in Driver’s Ed, one way is need to be focus and look for a pair of glowing eyes along the side of the road, so that can easily apply breaks or slow down to prevent accident. Other pedestrians may wear black so you need to keep a close eye for dark spots that move as they can be a pedestrian or animal.

night drivingBrake lights are so important when you are driving at night, because it will let you know how quickly you are approaching a car from behind. Apply brakes harder when you see a car approaching rapidly with its brakes engaged, and prepare for an emergency stop. It is also so hard to determine to see the brake lights of a vehicle, when you are looking through a car ahead.Read the news coming from http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/03/488521545/most-nighttime-crashes-with-teen-drivers-happen-before-midnight

If you see a brake light coming from the car ahead of you, apply brakes slowly, and slow down because it means that something dangerous situation ahead. When you are driving a car and another car is approaching, you need to turn off high-beam, something which is being taught in the Driver’s Ed. Also, if someone is flashing their lights, it means you are still on high-beam or they are informing you that something dangerous lies ahead on the road. So you need to turn off your high-beam, and apply brakes, slow down and be alert and focus to prevent any potential accident ahead.