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5 Tips on getting you home safe this Ramadan

Stay Safe on the Road: 5 Crucial Tips for Ramadan Driving

The holy month of Ramadan is associated with a shift in eating, working, and sleeping routines.
Fasting can cause dehydration and reduce blood sugar levels, impacting cognitive performance in terms of attention, focus, vision, and responsiveness.

As Ramadan approaches, it's essential to recognise the unique challenges that fasting brings to road safety. Shifting routines, dehydration, and fatigue can all impact your ability to drive safely. Here are five indispensable tips to ensure a safe journey during this holy month.

1. Prioritise Rest and Awareness:

With altered eating and sleeping patterns, it's crucial to prioritise rest and stay mindful of your physical limitations. If you feel excessively tired or find yourself yawning frequently, pull over immediately to avoid accidents due to driver fatigue.

2. Plan Ahead to Avoid Rushing:

Plan your schedule to accommodate potential delays, leaving for appointments earlier to prevent the need to rush. By allowing extra time for travel, you can reduce stress and the likelihood of making hasty decisions on the road.

3. Maintain a Safe Following Distance:

Avoid tailgating by maintaining a safe following distance from the vehicle in front of you. This simple precaution significantly reduces the risk of accidents, giving you more time to react to sudden changes in traffic conditions.

4. Practice Patience and Courtesy:

During Ramadan, heightened emotions and external factors can lead to impatience on the road. Exercise restraint and patience with fellow drivers, extending common courtesy and consideration to create a safer driving environment for everyone.

5. Consider Alternative Transportation:

Whenever possible, consider using public transport or taxis instead of driving. Not only does this reduce the risk of fatigue-related accidents, but it also contributes to a more sustainable and safer community for all road users.

By implementing these five tips, you can ensure a safer driving experience during Ramadan. Prioritising rest, planning ahead, maintaining safe driving practices, and practising patience and courtesy are essential for protecting yourself and others on the road. Let's work together to make this Ramadan a safe and blessed journey for everyone.

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  1. Get proper rest, stay conscious of your physical limitations, and pull over immediately if you catch yourself yawning excessively.
  2. Plan for any delays and leave for appointments earlier to avoid having to rush.
  3. Avoid tailgating by keeping a safe following distance from the vehicle in front of you since this reduces your accident risk.
  4. Exercise restraint and patience with other road users, extend common courtesy and consideration whilst on the roads.
  5. Utilise public transport or taxis as much as possible
Stay Safe on the Road: 5 Crucial Tips for Ramadan Driving
5 Tips on getting you home safe this Ramadan
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