Driving Tips For Animal Safety....

 

Use these great tips when driving in order to reduce the roadkills of wildlife animals:-

1. Drive Defensively;

2. Do not suddenly brake or swerve;

3. Reduce your speed, especially between dusk and dawn;

4. Try not to travel at night in rural or wilderness areas;

5. Be careful when there has been a prolonged dry - wildlife seek out greenery in roadside ditches;

6. Be careful where vegetation is right up to the roadside;

7. If wildlife is seen near the road, slow down;

8. If you see fresh kills, slow down;

9. Do not throw food scraps from the car - it will attract wildlife;

10. Many animals may see but not hear you, so toot your horn;

11. Use good headlights;

12. If it is safe to do so, throw roadkills off the road;

13. Be aware not all species have the same excape mechanisms - wallabies may bolt suddenly, wombats and cats tend to go straight ahead, possums often freeze, bandicoots hop at random.

 

back to Main Tips...

 

Get our free advice of professional dog grooming services now!

From shampoos, hair cuts and flea treatment for a clean & professional design, pedicure, skin care and treatment, hair moisturizing and overall pet care, your pampered pet will return home looking and feeling great!

To book a pet appointment or free online pet consultation, or to buy any of our products, contact us at groom@petgroomerspro.com