Safe driving tips for new drivers

New drivers can often be nervous about getting behind the wheel here in the Baraboo, WI area for the first time, but it’s important to follow safety tips and drive responsibly to ensure everyone on the road stays safe.

Here are some safe driving tips for new drivers from us at Johnsen Insurance: 

1. Always buckle up

Always make sure you and your passengers fasten your seatbelts before starting the car. 

2. Stay focused

Avoid talking or texting while driving and keep your eyes on the road at all times. 

3. Follow speed limits

Adhere to posted speed limits or lower as needed due to weather or traffic conditions. 

4. Obey traffic laws

Follow all signs and signals when driving and never run a red light or stop sign. 

5. Be aware of other drivers

Pay attention to other vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians who may be sharing the road with you. 

6. Leave a safe distance

Maintain a safe following distance from other vehicles in front of you so that you have enough space if you need to brake suddenly. 

7. Don’t drink & drive

Don’t get behind the wheel after consuming any amount of alcohol, as this puts everyone in danger on the roads.. 

Reach Out To Us!

By following these basic safety tips, new drivers can stay confident behind the wheel while helping keep everyone on the roads safe! For more safe driving tips or to find an auto policy that meets both your needs and your budget, give us at Johnsen Insurance a call today. We are proud to serve the Baraboo, WI area.