FABLOW AgriLife Issue 27 - Page 10

While eating more fruits and vegetables and parking as far away from the supermarket as possible will help improve your health in 2019, here’s a resolution that can impact the lives of others — as well as your own life. Make a resolution in 2019 to focus on your driving and drive like you would want the person in front of you, behind you, and beside you to drive. Resolve to be a better driver in 2019. While all notions of self-improvement have their value, driving is one area where your actions can affect not only yourself, but other drivers and passengers on the road, too. Motor vehicle crashes continue to take their toll, without one day passing without a death on Texas roadways since November 2000. Avoiding distractions, driving the speed limit, driving alert and sober, and making sure that you and all of your passengers are always buckled, can help make 2019 a better year on Texas roads.

Put down the phone when you are driving and do not drive distracted! Cell phones are a major distraction, but not the only distraction to drivers. Adjusting radios and GPS devices, loose pets, eating, and applying makeup while driving are just some of the other distractions when behind the wheel. However, research shows that texting is among the most dangerous forms of distracted driving.

Making a New Year’s Resolution?

Here’s one to Save Lives, Including your Own!

Making a New Year’s Resolution?

Here’s one to Save Lives, Including your Own!