Renting a car for self driving in Uganda has been many of the options majorly discussed by travelers planning on visiting Uganda. Self driving on Ugandan roads is an absolutely amazing experience to discovering the hidden treasures through these beautiful lands due to the terrain texture and beautiful lush green vegetation and landscapes when behind the wheels of your rental car. It is no longer a hassle to drive ugandas roads due to their regular maintenance throughout the year. Hiring 4X4 cars with Auto Rental Uganda with high ground clearance from Car Rental Agencies have been proved the masters of hilly roads that are un-reachable by small cars during the rainy days. Not only are the hilly areas but as well as the low lands where the roads are un surfaced and slippery.
Safety is a priority when hiring a rental car in Uganda and if you would like to make the best out of your self drive safari or roadtrip, here are some 5 tips for safe self driving in Uganda?
Observe. Not only passengers have to observe the external environment of the car also the drivers have to be keen on external environment around especially if they are new in the area for the first time. Driving a new car is a gruesome due to its inbuilt technology that tends to be complex to first time drivers in Uganda. Be the master of the road by observing all the necessary features on the road and putting them in practical use.The features include road signs and road markings. As already tested by police during the process of obtaining a driver’s permit, the visual sense is the mostly applied while driving because all concentration must be put ahead of the trip.
Identify. In your comfortable Ugandan rental car, behind the wheels, identify key major areas for shopping to save on your budget. Identify the location of gas refueling while on your way so as not to run short of fuel on coming back to the rental desk or your hotel. Identify spot areas of traffic police officers in order to reduce on the speed before approaching them. This will help you as driver not to be victims of over speeding and other related traffic rules and regulations that call for fines and penalties on behalf of the budget you had planned. Identifying dangerous spot areas when driving at night, will prevent yourself from falling into ambush of criminals or thieves hence being on a safe drive and securing your life from merciless people.
Predict. Having observed the external environment of the car, identifying the spot areas of traffic officers. It is easy to predict when the gas will be used up. Predicting involves foretelling what may result in case you never followed the right procedures of self driving. However, predictions in driving are sometimes referred to outcomes that may result into bad driving. They include loss of lives and property of both the owners and passengers in the car, decrease in your financial status
Decide. While driving on the road, your decisions are important. Quick decisions result into good drivers and delayed decisions may result into bad drivers. Be a quick decision taker especially when overtaking other cars to save the lives of other people on the road. Be a defensive driver in decision-making by following what other (Good) drivers are doing especially in urban centers.
Act. After taking quick decisions, it’s now time to put them in action. Follow the rules and regulations on the road and drive defensively in a foreign land and yes especially in Uganda.