Thursday, January 24, 2013

Tips to drive in the mud

The driving in the mud is not so easy and drivers need more concentration during the driving the road surface full of mud. After the heavy rain, many road surfaces convert into the dirty mud surface. Drivers avoid driving in the mud and looking for the alternate roads but if necessary to drive in the mud then must follow below tips-

Slow driving: When driving on these roads, drivers must drive slow and drive with steady speeds. It is difficult to control the vehicle in the mud and fast speed on these roads may dangerous and drivers loose the vehicle’s control.

Use brakes smoothly: During the driving, try to avoid sudden braking. Use brakes smoothly and take a normal time to stop the vehicle. If you apply the brakes suddenly then the vehicle skid due to slippery surfaces and you lose control over the vehicle.

Use vehicle’s wipers: When driving in the mud it is necessary to clear the mud on the windshield and see the view properly. Before driving, first check the vehicle’s wiper and use wiper regularly to clear the mud.

Safe distance: Keep a safe driving distance between the vehicles. This will give you and others more time to stop in case if any emergency and help to reduce the chances of crashes between the vehicles.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Useful suggestions to save fuel while driving

Driving is very important aspects for any driver. Every driver wants to drive safely on the road and try as many as thing possible to drive safe in the public areas. Due to the limited fuel quantity and continues increasing cost, every driver wants to save fuel. Drivers apply so many methods and techniques to reduce fuel wastage. While driving on the road, remember some important points and save fuel.

Smooth driving: While driving, you must drive smoothly on the road. Use the gears, accelerator and brakes properly and try to avoid unnecessary braking. Slow down the vehicle speed when you want to stop.

Turn off the engine: If you want to stop your vehicle for a long time then turn off the vehicle’s engine. This will save fuel and money.

Ideal driving speed: Always drive within the speed limit, not too fast and not too slow. Avoid the high traffic roads and use the alternate road to drive.

Check the Tyre pressure: Tyre pressure is very important for Eco safe driving. Less pressure may cause the more resistant between the vehicle and road surface. So it is necessary to check the Tyre pressure regularly and maintain proper Tyre pressure.

Vehicle’s maintenance: Maintain your vehicles regularly. Check the engine, air filter, brakes regularly and if any maintenance needed then services properly.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Tips to control the car after brakes failing

If you drive smoothly on the road and suddenly you know the car brakes are not working then this condition is very horrible. In this condition you must have the ability and skills to control the vehicle. You can apply following things to control the car.

Be calm: In this condition doesn’t panic and stay cool and try to control the car.

Off Cruise control systems: If Cruise control systems are on then you must off it and then use brakes and gears.

Pump your brakes: Feels the brake pedal status and pump your brakes so many times.

Use gears: Shift gears in the lower level and slow down the car. Low gear level can help to slow the engine speed which reduces the car speed.

Use emergency brakes: Do not use the emergency brake too hard and too fast. This will lock the car quickly and you Can lost control over the vehicle. So must use the emergency brakes gently and release the pressure when you feel that car’s tire lock. Warn the other road users. Turn on your hazard lights and warn the other road users about your problem.

Use surrounding areas: Looking your surrounding area and select the right place to stop. Use road friction and guardrails to reduce the speed.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Effects of the driving theory test changes

DSA changed the theory test in Jan 2012. After that date, DSA stop published new theory test questions but still previous theory test questions available for the revision purpose. After that theory test looks tougher to pass. Learners think that the preparation of the theory test is very difficult and DSA asks any questions related to the test category. Remember that DSA not changed the test process only new test question not published by the DSA.

Before these changes, drivers just learn the theory test question and forgot the detailed theory behind those questions. Because of just leaning the question answers, driver does not fully aware about safe driving and this will increase the number of accidents. To reduce the number of accidents, DSA decided to not publish the theory test questions.

After that change, learners keen to get detailed knowledge about driving and learn hard to pass the test. This will improve learners driving skills and helps to reduce road accidents. The learners use the different resource material for reference and Get the deep driving knowledge with more concentration. After passing the test drivers looks more confident about the driving and good driving skills help to reduce the number of killed and injuries caused by road accidents

Friday, December 14, 2012

Safe drive in fog condition

Driving in the fog is not the easiest thing. Driving in the fog is dangerous thing because poor lights and humidity can be a cause of accidents.  Fog is the mixture of water drops and ice crystals available around the earth's surface.  Generally fog is more appears in the morning and the evening. Drivers must know the weather conditions drivers before planning to drive. Drivers need to be more aware during the driving in these conditions. Use of lights or head lights to see the other road users properly. Adjust wipers to remove the vehicle’s freeze fog.

During the driving, be aware about the freeze fog points, and animals coming on the road. Use horns and warning lights to warn the other drivers and keep a safe distance between the other road users and vehicles. Do not park the vehicle anywhere. Park the vehicle only the parking zone and vehicle lights turn on. Where there is no visibility available then drive more carefully within the speed limits.

Use side indicator lights for a long time and use mirrors properly when turning on the road or changing the lane. This will give an indication to the other drivers aware that you’re turning on the road. Always drive safely and help to save lives.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Common reasons to fail DSA driving test

Before driving on the road and public areas, drivers must pass UK driving test to obtain driving license. Learners apply for the test and prepare hard to pass the test but many reasons learners fails the driving test. Learners must know the common reasons that responsible for failing the DSA test.

Here we discuss the common reasons for failing the test-

Less driving test process knowledge: This is the very common reason for failing the driving license exam. Learners not fully aware of driving test process and scoring mechanism. Thus they cannot perform well in the driving exam.

Less Hazard awareness: Learners not have the full knowledge about hazards and learners not click the right time when hazard developed.

Less confidence: During the test learners worried about the test and made common mistakes.

Less maneuvers knowledge: Learner drivers not have a full knowledge about driving maneuvers such as parking, turning etc.

Vision problem: During the DSA driving test, Drivers cannot see properly and fails to judge the driving distance between the other vehicles.

Vehicle control: Driving the practical driving test, many drivers fail to control the vehicles properly and made major mistakes and fails the test.

Use of mirrors: Driving the driving, it is important to use mirrors properly but many learners’ not use mirrors properly and fails the test.

Hesitation in driving: Due to nervous about the test, drivers hesitate to use of gears, brakes etc correctly and driving too slowly and stop the vehicle unnecessarily.

Drivers must work on the above reasons and avoid these when you prepare for the online DSA driving test. During the test be confident about your preparation and pass the test with confidence.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Tips for young drivers to drive first time

After passing driving tests, young drivers very excited to drive first time on the road. At this time younger must follow some useful tips while driving on the road first time.

1. Before driving first time, the learner must know all driving rules, traffic rules, Highway Code signs and signals.

2. After passing the Driving test, it is better to learn advance driving lessons and technique to drive safe on the road.

3. Young drivers must take other experienced drivers help when driving first time after getting the driving license.

4. Use all safety precautions such as seat belts and headrests properly.

5. Drive not too fast or not too slow. Always driving within the speed limits and keep a safe distance between the other vehicles. This will keep extra safety for your vehicle and prevent crashes between the vehicles.

6. Always follow traffic rules during the drivers on the road. When the signal is red then stop the vehicle and when the signal turns green then drive on the road.

7. Keep extra concentration while changing the lane. Use mirrors and see the other vehicles while changing the lane.

8. Avoid braking suddenly. This will cause the skidding the vehicle and invite accidents.

9. If driving in the wet or icy surfaces then drive slowly on these surfaces.

10. Use horn and warning lights properly.