As relaxing and romantic as being in a car with your partner can be – there is the other side. Driving together can go from cherished to challenging- sometimes in the same trip!
- “Didn’t you see that guy- he almost hit us.”
- “Why get a GPS if you won’t follow it?”
- “You put our lives in danger because he cut you off?”
Guidelines for Driving Out of This Holiday Season With Less Stress and More Safety
Account for the compounding factors–Driving involves external factors like the distance, time, car’s performance, the reaction of other drivers, time of day and road conditions etc. It also involves internal factors like the physical and emotional state of each of you. Make decisions based on as many factors as you can. Driving when you have taken prescription drugs or are exhausted can be as dangerous as driving and drinking.