While self-drive holidays in Uganda offer a remarkable way to explore the pearl of Africa at your own pace on the other hand, driving through the countryside usually becomes more challenging for women. However much driving may seem simpler and no matter how much you have poor driving habits, this doesn’t denote that you are an amateur on the road. Most people have perception that women drivers are never good while on a road trip as it is a case with male drivers.
Despite the fact that self-driving is more of skills, it doesn’t necessarily depend on someone’s gender. Generally, women do practice some strange driving habits that at times irritate other drivers. Usually, most of the car rental companies in Uganda get into agreement with renter especially how well he or she can handle the car and she or he is liable for their deeds just in cases of reckless of driving. If you are not sure then it is better to rent a car with a professional driver guide which we can get for you and still will keep within your pace.
Below are some of the bad habits women should stop while on self-drive car rental Uganda tour.
Do not apply make-up at traffic lights
It is understandable how it makes sense to most women since the few minutes at traffic lights usually seems to be the only solution for a light makeup session. As well, it is also understandable how good one needs to look while on road trip but in case you need to make a stop to do so, make sure that you do it at a safe spot and apply your make-up. By doing so, you would have saved yourself from all sorts of risks. To drive in Uganda mostly in Kampala traffic places, you need to put full attention!
Doing something else while driving
This is a common habit by most people and not necessarily women alone. However, you need to avoid it because it diverts your attention from focusing on the road. Usually, self-drive car rental Uganda come with good music but you should know that any kind of distraction may lead to serious accidents. For those of you who love texting, please better you do so first by parking somewhere or if it is a call.
Do not drive when you are tired/sleepy
In case you feel sleepy or tired, please spare sometime and park nearby and take a nap or if you are two and the other person knows how to drive, exchange as you get some rest.
Ignorance about the car mechanism
Nearly all women have no clue about the engine mechanism or other parts of the vehicle. To have a smooth road trip, you need to familiarize yourself with basic car problems and check the engines with water level. Note that all self-drive rental cars for have been on road before and they can also get break down and that is why you need to be aware of some minor problems.
Avoid bad driving posture
Learn to position yourself while you are behind the wheels. This will get you absolute control of the car. You should also avoid resting your arm on the window sill.