Vigilance is one of the foremost requirements to be a good driver, and without your ever-keen senses, you won't be able to avoid trouble on the road. Of course, things become even more challenging in the fall when the visibility can fall drastically, and on-road conditions can become ultra-complicated sooner than you know. The seasonal changes in Canada, can be rather drastic, which means that unless drivers learn to adapt, the risk of accidents amplifies.
You can never be too careful while driving, but the fall is an especially tricky time of the year for drivers. Of course, distractions are the number one concern in this regard – but there are some extrinsic factors to look out for. Plus, in the case of an accident, if there be any, which you did not cause, you'll need conclusive evidence to prove that you were driving vigilantly. For instance, a dash cam can help you present video evidence to prove your innocence in the matter. However, the risk goes much beyond this.
Let's discuss 5 things that require special attention and what you should do to improve on-road safety for yourself, your passengers, and those with whom you share the road: