If you or anyone you know has driven a car ? and chances are you have, given the fact that the average American drives about 29.2 miles each day ? it’s more than likely you’ve heard the age-old adage to “keep your eyes on the road.”
And while these are certainly words of wisdom, the truth is that the things within a driver’s field of vision that aren’t the road are equally as important, if not more so. And not everyone learns this when they first learn to drive.
For more inexperienced drivers, especially teen drivers still enrolled in traffic lessons, failing to pay attention to everything in their line of sight while driving can sometimes be the difference between life and death. Knowing this, here’s a look at three things every driver should be paying attention to while they’re driving: