What do we mean by risk?

Driving in rain

There are always risks involved in driving a vehicle. Engaging in risky activities is based on how well a person assesses risk and how much risk he or she is willing to accept. Different people accept larger or smaller risks.

Car's lights

Some factors that can contribute to the degree of driving risk include the ability of the driver and the condition of the vehicle. Other risks are caused by the environment (such as the weather) or the condition of the highway.