From inspecting a vehicle to getting properly positioned in the driver’s seat, there are numerous things mature drivers can do to reduce risk and safely prepare for a drive.
Adjusting to New Vehicles and Rental Cars
With any vehicle that is new to you, such as a rental car, you will want to make adjustments to optimize your fit with the vehicle when you prepare for a drive. Initial seat, steering, mirror and other components likely won’t be set to your preferences. It only takes a few minutes to make these adjustments (see below), and can really pay off in terms of comfort, visibility and overall safety.