Avoid the "fast lane".
The majority of freeway accidents happen in the left lane.
A difference in speed limit between 55 mph and 65 mph adds up to a 28% increase in the overall number of fatal accidents.
Text and drive.
"Good habits take time time to form - about 21 days...You may also need to put the phone in your glove box, turn off the ringer or power it off completely to avoid the temptation. For the first 21 days, you need to do whatever it takes!" - Robert Edgin
27% of adults have sent or received text messages while driving.
Practice driving in difficult weather conditions.
Be comfortable driving in rain, snow, fog. Know how to bring your wipers to full power and turn fog lights on.
Over 1,300 people are killed in vehicle crashes on snowy, slushy or icy pavement annually. Road salt can reduce accidents by 88%.
"It takes an average of three seconds after a driver’s mind is taken off the road for any road accident to occur. This is the bare minimum amount of time it takes, and it is surprisingly small. Three seconds is the time it takes to turn your ignition when starting your car." - Kiernan Hopkins
In 2013, 3,154 drivers were killed in distracted driving crashes.
When you press on the brakes to stop and ogle an accident on the shoulder, it can slow traffic for miles and make it more likely for the car behind you to bump you.
Rubbernecking is a form of distracted driving and can lead to multi-car pileups. There is roughly a 50% capacity reduction in vehicular flow in the aftermath of a crash -- even in the far lane, in which no lanes are blocked by a crash.