Driving, alcohol and drugs
Drunk driving is one of the most frequent causes of accidents.
Your driving ability can be seriously impaired even with blood
alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you have been
drinking, don't drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking
driver, call a cab or a friend, or use public transportation.
Drinking coffee or taking a cold shower will not make you
Similarly, prescription and nonprescription drugs affect your
alertness, perception and reaction time. Consult with your doc-
tor or pharmacist before driving while under the influence of
any of these medications.
● NEVER DRINK AND DRIVE.
Your perceptions are less accurate, your reflexes are
slower and your judgment is impaired.
Safe driving techniques
Driving safety and protection against injury cannot be fully
ensured. However, we recommend that you pay extra attention
to the following:
Before starting the vehicle, make sure that you and your pas-
sengers have fastened your seat belts.
Starting and driving