“Our aim at A-1 Driving is to make our roads safer by educating Filipinos, especially our young drivers on road safety and discipline with our Quality Training we Commit, Safety of the Road you Meet program,” said Aljun Garcia, Assistant Vice President of A-1 Driving Co., Inc. “Ford Fiesta getting a big nod on safety makes it a natural vehicle of choice for us at A-1.”
“We are fully supportive of A-1 Driving School’s philosophy of providing the right driving education from the beginning. The Ford Fiesta is exactly the right place to start learning how to drive - it is fun to drive, has best-in-class safety features, and it looks fantastic,” says Steven Tan, FGP Vice President for Sales and Marketing.
Smart and Safe Driving
A safe and smart driver is equipped with the right vehicle for his needs and the proper driving techniques. Through the Driving Skills for Life program, Ford offers practical training tips to help increase awareness of safe driving techniques that also help improve fuel efficiency.
Tip 1. Use safety / restraining belts at all times
Tip 2. Adjust rear and side-view mirrors for clear sight
Tip 3. Drive relaxed and anticipate traffic situations
Tip 4. Avoid distractions, including mobile phone use
Tip 5. Maintain a safe distances between other vehicles
Tip 6. Change gears to drive at low engine speed (rpm)
Tip 7. Use the vehicle’s momentum to reduce fuel use
Tip 8. Switch off the engine whenever sensible
Tip 9. Check and adjust tire pressures regularly
Tip 10. Remove unnecessary weight, such as roof racks, rear racks, etc.