Safety Tips for Driving During Rush Hour

Whether it be in the morning or late afternoon, rush hour is a stressful time to be driving. Cars are back to back, roadways are crowded, driving is slow, and people are irritated. Stressed and frustrated drivers can lead to a dangerous situation. Most car accidents actually occur during rush hour.

Here are a few tips to keep you driving safely during these times of day: 

  • Allow yourself extra time
  • Be Patient
  • Stay in your lane
  • Take a different route 
  • Remember that everyone is frustrated
  • Remain alert
  • Leave plenty of space in between you and the next car
  • Always use turn signals
  • Don’t fall into aggressive driving. If you start to feel stressed take deep breaths