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Brake is the charity that attempts to get through to young, new drivers that certain habits can be DEADLY.

Break have TWELVE points that every driver should remember:

BELT UP - make sure you have your seatbelt on, in the back as well as in the front.
SLOW UP - Keep to the speed limits, they are there for a reason.
BUCK UP - Don't drive whilst stressed, angry of excited.
SOBER UP - Don't drink and drive. Don't take drugs either.
WISE UP - If it is night, very bright or bad weather - SLOW DOWN
SHARPEN UP - If you need glasses or contacts, WEAR THEM.
WAKE UP - Get plenty of rest before a journey and take regular breaks.
LOOK UP - Look out for children, horse riders and cyclists.
MOVE UP - Check that you head restraint is positioned correctly. It could save your life.
SHUT UP - Don't use your mobile phone when driving - even on HANDS FREE.
BACK UP - Keep space behind the car in front - don't TAILGATE.
CHECK UP - Check your brakes, tyres, lights, mirrors and windows regularly.