You must be aware of the following potential distractions or impairments
You must also be aware of potential distractions and impairments: 1) Alcohol, drugs, and even some medications can degrade your driving abilities. 2) Listening to extremely loud music or using devices such as cell phones, GPS, and intercoms can also affect your focus when driving. 3) Adjusting electronic controls and features of your vehicle can be distracting and quickly degrade your ability to scan for hazards and react to them. 4) Emotional and physical states such as fatigue, anger, illness, stress, and fear can also impair your driving skills.