It’s winter, there is less daylight and more bad weather please take extra care on the roads at all times, but especially between 3pm and 6pm when 1/3 of all accidents happen in the winter. There were two road incidents this week involving employees, thankfully no one was hurt – but vehicles were badly damaged. This is just a reminder to drive carefully and adopt the MY SPACE principles below.
M aintain a safe stopping speed. If someone enters yours space, hang back
Y ou are in control. Anticipate the situation
S peed – The No.1 cause of winter driving accidents is driving too fast
P atience and courtesy save lives
A wareness of other vehicles and your environment is essential
C oncentration – The increased hazards of winter driving makes this important
E xit – Always leave yourself an out