Vehicle Safety Tips

Stay safe on the road with our useful tips and tricks! 

Turn Signals

The consequences of failing to signal, or signaling late, can include a “near miss” (a collision that didn’t quite happen), a “safety complaint report,” or a ticket with fines and increased insurance costs. Learn more about why it is important for drivers to use them regularly and for other road users to be aware of their meaning and significance.

Inspect Your Vehicle Before Each Use

Inspecting a personal or University-owned vehicle before each use can prevent against mechanical failure and accidents. Learn how to quickly and efficiently inspect your vehicle


Hydroplaning is when a layer of water builds up between the vehicle's tires and the road surface causing the loss of traction and possible control. Learn more about how to prevent and recover from hydroplaning.