Check inside and around your car before entering to ensure no one is hiding there.
Plan your route and check a map before you start out – don’t rely solely on GPS apps.
Always carry safety gear: flashlight, flares, fix-a-flat, maps, layers of clothing, first aid kit, empty gas can, cellular phone cord or extra batteries.
Learn basic auto maintenance, such as how to fix a flat tire.
Don't let gas indicator fall below ¼ tank.
Keep doors locked and windows rolled up while driving.
Don't pick up hitchhikers.
If you see an accident or stranded motorist and you don’t feel safe stopping, report it by phone.
Park in well-lighted, heavily traveled areas if possible.
Check your surroundings before getting out of your car.
Lock your doors and don't leave valuables in plain sight inside your car.
Give only the ignition key to a parking attendant.