Keep in mind, the safest practice regarding cell phone use while driving is to not use it at all. Placing your cell phone in the center console and practicing an “out of sight, out of mind” approach could help keep you, your passengers, and others around you out of a dangerous situation due to distracted driving. If using your cell phone while driving is unavoidable, here are a few safety tips you can use to prioritize safe driving practices when using your phone.
No matter how careful you are on the road, animal collisions can happen. Deer can be especially dangerous since they’re a larger animal. If you’ve hit a deer and are uninjured, you’ll still need to follow a few basic procedures to keep yourself safe until assistance arrives. Here’s what to do if you hit a deer on the road.