There is nothing much exiting and poetic than night driving. who will not enjoy when all the worlds light is coming his way ,when everything is calm and composed ,the wind ,the dark sky and when all you care about is the journey. Nights made you forget all the future worries and bring one closer to his soul. Driving has an amazing similarity with life and it fills you with positivity and passion for life. While it may be difficult to guess whether a black shape in front of your headlights is a cow or a pedestrian when you’re driving late at night, it’s not tough to see why night driving can be so daunting for many drivers. Despite the fact that the majority of driving is done during the day, about 40-50% of road fatalities occur at night. During night our ability to distinguish between objects and to understand the depth is affected and hence there are greater chances of serious accidents. During day time there are enough people on road and they can save life by immediately taking them to the nearest hospital but during nights it is difficult to help the patient.
But we can’t just sit and wait for the sun to rise and the moon to say goodbye, there are few things that can protect you from getting hurt.
NIGHTS ARE NOT ALWAYS MENT FOR SLEEPING!!
Often when you are driving alone at night you feel asleep or want to take a small nap then you must not force yourself to drive , either you should stop the vehicle and take rest or should eat something like chewing gum or listen to a music that prevents you from sleeping or talk to nearby passengers.
As your visibility is affected during night so you must drive slower than your speed at day time this will help you to apply breaks easily during any situation.
WIPE YOUR HEADLIGHTS AND WINDSHILDS
Clean the windshields and headlights as they can cause glare at nights also check headlights and aim them properly.
CONCIDER THE BASIC MORNING DIRECTIVES
Basic ordnances should always be kept in mind and they are even more crucial in night driving such as avoid driving when you are drunk, always carry your ID proof and driving license , wear seat belt not just to show but to be safe, always consider the road side instructions, drive slower and safer, etc.
BE MORE VIGILANT WHEN YOU ARE CROSSING A VILLAGE!
Animal crossing the road in night can be really dangerous because it is difficult to predict especially when the roads are not properly lit. They can cause a huge damage in case of a crash.
Be calm and pay attention to the animal crossing sign on sign boards.
These are few instructions that can help you enjoy your journey. So be careful and enjoy the vibrant nights to its fullest.