The Vehicle

Owning a vehicle is a huge responsibility. If you're getting a new car, think thoroughly what car suits you better. Before getting into any car and hitting the road, make sure that you are familiar with the organization of the vehicle you're about to drive. Go through the instrumentation panel, find the hazard lights, adjust the mirrors and get to know how to use the windshield wipers and turning signals.

The following section will tell you about the responsibilities that you have when you become a car's owner. First of all you will need to familiarize yourself with your new vehicle, make sure that you are able to read the special messages on your dashboard and act accordingly. You will learn about the natural forces that affect every car and therefore every driver. Learning to understand natural forces is the only way to be able to safely control a car during turns, stops, rounding curves and while driving in bad weather conditions. You will also get familiar with car safety equipment (such important things as seat belt, child safety seat and airbags) that are installed in all modern cars.

To be an efficient driver you need to know about economical and safe use of an automobile and how to reduce the environmental impact of your driving by reducing pollution, participating in The Adopt-A-Highway program and recycling used automobile parts.