Defensive driving is more than just following traffic rules and regulations. It’s the practice of consciously being aware of the potential hazards that make driving dangerous and following techniques that reduce the likelihood of an accident. Being a safe driver is not only critical for commuters, but essential for food truck vendors.

Awareness is at the core of defensive driving. While we can’t control others on the road, being aware of our surroundings can reduce the chances of getting in an accident and keep other people safe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 36,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2019.

Whether you operate a food truck or just drive a car, these defensive driving slogans and quotes send a gentle reminder to pay attention to the road. I hope we can all practice defensive driving and save lives each time we get behind the wheel.

Defensive Driving Slogans

  • Keep Calm And Drive Safe
  • Drive Safely
  • Don’t Drink And Drive
  • Don’t Text And Drive
  • Keep Your Eyes Glued In Front
  • Control Your Speed, Control Your Life
  • Stay Alert While Driving
  • Say No To Distractions While Driving
  • Fast Driving Kills
  • Accidents Can Happen In A Split Second
  • Think, Drive And Stay Alive
  • Better Late Than Dead
  • Always Follow Traffic Rules
  • Never Check Your Phone While Driving
  • Safe Driving Saves Lives
  • Follow Speed Limits
  • Don’t Drive Fast
  • Stay Alert, Stay Safe
  • No Speeding While Driving
  • Always Stay Calm While Driving
  • Be Cautious When Changing Lanes
  • Give Way To Others
  • Turn Down Loud Music When Driving

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  • No Swerving While Driving
  • Use Your Turn Signals While Driving
  • Defense Driving Is A Skill Everyone Should Have
  • Defense Driving Can Save The Lives Of Others
  • Always Stay Safe While On The Road
  • Check The Road Before Overtaking
  • Accidents Can Happen In A Split Second
  • Don’t Drive Fast When It’s Raining
  • Keep Your Speed Down
  • Always Be Aware Of Your Surroundings While Driving
  • Cut Out Distractions When Driving
  • Respect The Right Of Way Of Everyone
  • Don’t Exceed The Limit
  • Never Overspeed
  • Always Pay Attention To The Road
  • Don’t Drive When Feeling Unwell
  • Always Slow Down On Wet Roads
  • Always Slow Down On Bad Weather Conditions
  • Injuries Are Not Fun To Have
  • Your Driving Skills Aren’t Based On How Fast You Can Drive
  • Be Aware. Be Safe. Save Lives
  • Make A Difference. Drive Safely Everyday
  • No Life Is Worth The Risk Of Over Speeding
  • No Life Is Worth The Risk Of Drunk Driving
  • Save A Life When You Stop Over Speeding
  • Save Your Own Life When You Learn Defensive Driving 

Always stay focused while driving.

Safe Driving Slogans

  • Keep Your Eyes On The Road
  • No Texting While Driving
  • Safety Is The Number One Priority
  • Nothing Is More Important Than Safe Driving
  • Nothing Is More Important Than Staying Safe
  • Always Fasten Your Seatbelt
  • Don’t Drive When Intoxicated
  • Be Aware Of The Blind Spots
  • Don’t Retrieve Items That Fall To The Floor
  • Drive Sober And Drug-Free
  • Always Expect The Unexpected While Driving

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  • Have A Safe Driving Plan
  • Completely Stop At Stop Signs
  • Always Take Caution When Driving In Bad Weather
  • Maintain A Safe Distance Between The Vehicle In Front Of You
  • Make Sure Other Drivers Can See You
  • Safe Driving Is Happy Driving
  • Alert Today. Alive Tomorrow
  • If You Drink Booze, You’ll Cruise And Tomorrow You Lose
  • Accident Causes Tears, Safety Brings Cheers
  • You’ll Never Be Sorry For Driving Safely
  • Better Drive Slow Than Fast
  • Fast Driving Attracts Accidents
  • Be Safe And Drive Smart
  • You Are The Key To Your Own Safety
  • Reach Your Destination Safely With Safe Driving
  • Don’t Forget To Buckle Your Seatbelt
  • Seatbelts Are Not Just An Accessory. Use Them
  • Control Your Future. Save Your Life. Drive Safely
  • Enjoy Safe Driving By Being Conscious Of Your Surroundings

Road Safety Slogans

  • Safe Driving Is No Accident
  • No Texting. Keep Your Eyes On The Road
  • Pedestrian Crossing
  • Driving Fast Can Be Your Last Chance
  • Don’t Text And Drive And Keep Everyone Alive
  • Ignore That Text To Save Your Life
  • That Call Can Wait. Keep Your Focus On Driving
  • Say No To Distractions When Driving
  • No Distraction Is Ever Worth Your Life
  • Make No Mistake At Texting While Driving
  • If You Drink And Drive, You’re Digging Your Will To Die
  • Drive According To Weather Conditions
  • Always Obey Speed Limits
  • Never Drive Under The Influence
  • Use Your Headlights When Needed
  • Always Fasten Your Seatbelt
  • When You’re Distracted, Who Is The One Driving?
  • Over Speeding Is Not Fun When You End Up Dead
  • Safety Is At Risk When You Don’t Follow Speed Limit

Be extra careful when driving in winter weather conditions.

Road Safety Messages

  • Your Loved One Is Waiting For You. Drive Safely.
  • Practice Safe Driving For Everyone On The Road
  • Your Life Is More Important Than That Phone Call
  • Never Risk Your Life By Drinking And Driving
  • Don’t Make Your Family Miss You. Come Home Safe By Driving Safely
  • Never Drink And Drive. It’s Not Worth It
  • Road Safety Starts With You

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  • Always Keep Your Eyes On The Road
  • Never Check Your Phone While Driving
  • Over Speeding Is Never Worth The Risk
  • Over Speeding Puts Your Life At Risk
  • Life Is Important. Stay Safe On The Road
  • Following Road Safety Rules Can Make A Difference
  • It’s Never Too Late To Start Following Road Safety Rules
  • If You Love Your Family, Learn To Drive Safely
  • You Owe It To Your Children Not To Make Them Orphans
  • Your Child Won’t Be Happy To See You In Jail
  • Fun On The Road Is Not About Over Speeding

Funny Safe Driving Slogans

  • Nothing Can Make A Man Drive Faster Than When He Needs To Poop
  • Your Lane, My Lane. Let’s Stop Sharing
  • The Seatbelt Looks Good On You
  • Driving Fast Doesn’t Look Good On You
  • You’ll Never Make It If You’ll Never Be Safe On The Road
  • It’s Never Fun To Make Your Car Twirl On Air
  • Save Money By Following Road Safety Rules
  • You’re Not A Cool Driver If You Can’t Follow Simple Road Rules
  • Safe Driving Is A Skill Not Everyone Has
  • Living Life Doesn’t Mean Making Your Car Fly
  • Over Speeding Doesn’t Count As A Skill
  • You Look Ugly As Hell When You Over Speed
  • Following Road Safety Rules Make You Look Cool
  • It’s Not About The Speed, It’s About Safety
  • Causing Accidents Is Never Fun. Don’t Be That Person
  • Don’t Be The Clown That Rains On Everyone’s Parade

Keep your eyes on the road at all times.

Safe Driving Quotes

  • “It’s not about how good of a driver you are. It’s about the 5 seconds you take your eyes off the road. Don’t risk it.” – Anonymous
  • “In a split second you could ruin your future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you.” – Anonymous
  • “The driver on the highway is safe. Not when he reads the signs, but when he obeys them.” – Aiden Wilson Tozer
  • “Know how to drive safely when it’s raining or when it’s snowing. The two conditions are different.” – Marilyn Vos Savant
  • “The best care safety is a rear view with a cop in it.” – Dudley Moore

“Your purpose when driving is not to arrive at your destination safely or quickly. Your purpose when driving is to impress your personality on the road.” – Martin Amis

  • “Speeding is like drugs. It makes everything come at you fast, and when you go back to normal driving, safe driving, prudent driving, it seems boring. That’s the danger of drugs. At first it’s intoxicating, but then the rest of your life you’re trying to find that very first time. It never is the same.” – Jim Allen
  • “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone driving faster than you is a maniac?” – George Carlin
  • “Take it easy driving. The life you save may be mine.” – James Dean
  • “For every “Drive Safely” sign, shouldn’t there be a “Resume Normal Driving” sign?” – Robert Breault
  • “Baseball is like driving, it’s the one who gets home safely that counts.” – Tommy Lasorda
  • “What law enforcement agencies and insurer do not understand is that driving while high is actually a safe activity.” – James Shaffer  

Defensive Driving Quotes

  • “Don’t learn safety rules by accident.” – Anonymous
  • “Drive as if every child on the street were your own.” – Anonymous
  • “It’s like defensive driving. You reduce the possibility of being hurt by being prepared with plans and practice.” – John Conover

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  • “Drive carefully. 90% of all people are caused by accidents.” – Anonymous
  • “The Postal Service makes sure we are well-trained in safety and defensive driving skills, but sometimes it takes more than that. You have to be alert, experienced and with some of the close calls I’ve had, you had to be blessed.” – Leroy Jones

“Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.” – Jean Baudrillard

  • “The best drivers are aware that they must beware.” – Anonymous
  • “It’s never a bad idea to take a defensive driving class, but after a DUI, it may actually be compulsory to pass the class before you get your license back.” – Anonymous
  • “If you know you’re driving to your death, would you still drive fast?” – Anonymous
  • “They said many inexperienced teenage drivers overcorrect. I paid the $200 for driver’s education. They need to have defensive driving taught more than how to parallel park.” – Robin Sweatman 

Pay attention to the road.

Road Safety Messages on Posters

  • Road Safety Is Important
  • Road Safety Saves Lives
  • Prioritize Road Safety
  • Your Life Is Important. Drive Safely.
  • Don’t Make Your Kids Miss You. Get Home Safely.
  • Driving Is Only Fun When Done Right.
  • You’ll Never Reach Home If You Don’t Drive Safe.
  • Always Follow Road Safety Rules.
  • It’s Better To Be Safe Than Sorry.
  • No Text Message Is More Important Than Your Life.
  • Always Look Ahead.
  • Arriving Late Is Better Than Never Arriving On Your Destination.
  • Enjoy Driving. Enjoy Your Car. Enjoy Your Life. Drive Safely.
  • That Phone Call Can Wait. Focus On The Road.
  • Always Stay Focused While Driving.
  • Eliminate All Distractions When Driving.
  • Keep Your Eyes On The Road, Your Hands On The Wheel.
  • Have A Great Trip. Drive Safely!
  • Enjoy Tomorrow’s Sunrise. Drive Safely Today.
  • Don’t End Your Life. Stop Over Speeding.
  • Life Is Short. Don’t Make It Shorter By Over Speeding.
  • Driving Fast Doesn’t Improve Your Driving Skills.
  • Over Speeding Gets You Nowhere.
  • Is That Conversation Worth Your Life.
  • Decide Which To Take, Your Life Or That Phone Call?

Accidents involving motor vehicles are very common. It is reported that 1 in every 4 fatal work injuries is related to a vehicular accident. There are also about 33,000 people who die in motor vehicle crashes every year. These statistics don’t lie and if we don’t change our habits, the numbers could go higher.

As a good citizen and coworker, the simple act of spreading awareness on defensive driving can go a long way. Putting up slogans and posters in the workplace or sharing these messages on social media can also make a difference.

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