1- Secure all seat belts and ensure children are correctly restrained.
2- Abide by limits and only overtake if it’s totally safe.
3- Just say no to alcohol and drugs if driving.
4- Don’t answer the phone until it is safe to do so.
5- Adjust head restraints so the top is level with the top of your head.
6- Check brakes, tires, lights, mirrors and windows regularly.
7- Calm yourself before driving if stressed, angry or excited.
8- Look out for people on bikes, and walkers.
9- Wear glasses or lenses if you need them.
10- Take breaks every two hours on long journeys.
11- Leave ‘crisis’ braking space between you and the vehicle in front of you.
12- If it’s night, bright or bad weather, slow down.
Kunhadi is a non-governmental organization founded after the passing away of the beloved Hadi as the result of a car accident. Kunhadi’s mission is to introduce a new driving culture among youth to keep them safe on Lebanese roads. Their goal is to reach a better community understanding of road safety issues, and to find solutions for underlying problems and factors leading to road deaths and injuries. For more information, please visit Kunhadi’s website at www.kunhadi.org.