BE A BETTER YOU
Overdrive|January 2022
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU, AT LEAST FROM BEHIND THE WHEEL. IT’S THE PERFECT TIME TO ASK YOURSELF IF YOU’VE BEEN THE KIND OF DRIVER YOU’D WANT TO SHARE ROAD SPACE WITH AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO CHANGE THAT

New Year, new you, at least from behind the wheel. It’s the perfect time to ask yourself if you’ve been the kind of driver you’d want to share road space with and what you can do to change that New Year’s resolutions get a bad reputation for being fleeting commitments to one’s personal growth. Doesn’t matter if you’re trying to get more healthy, more focussed at work, or a better person to be around — statistics show that a staggering 80 per cent of all new year’s resolutions are forgotten by the time February comes around. This year, you may want to ask yourself if you’ve been the best person to be around when you’re behind the wheel. Because the road isn’t just for you, it’s for everyone, and your actions have a ripple effect across every other road user you come across on your commute, or long drive. If we all want safer roads to drive on, it really is on all of us to be better drivers first and hope that the ripples stay positive and effect change.

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