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81 Driving Safety Quotes And Slogans For A Safe Trip

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This collection of driving safety quotes might just be one of our most important posts yet. We all know the frightening stats and figures about the number of fatalities and accidents that happen on our roads. We’ve put together a list of well-known drive safely quotes to keep us secure, prudent, and out of harm’s way.

It can be super exciting when setting off on a road trip, so it’s especially important to remind ourselves that we need to stay safe and attentive – and we’ve collated some fantastic and inspirational driving safe quotes for us all to share and shield!

No one promotes getting on the road more than us here at the Road Trip Expert – so it’s our duty to make sure we all do it in a safe and cautious manner! Share these with friends, family, and social media to inspire everyone about road safety!

Driving Safety Quotes

Strap in, it’s time for some driving safely quotes. Below we think you’ll find the best quotes to remind you to buckle up and stay alert on the roads.

“Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.” – Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein, Drive Safely While Kissing Quote

“If four or five guys tell you that you’re drunk, even though you know you haven’t had a thing to drink, the least you can do is to lie down a little while.” – Joseph M. Schenck

“Recklessness is a species of crime and should be so regarded on our streets and highways.” – Marlen E. Pew

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Marlen E. Pew, Recklessness On Our Streets Quote

“For every “Drive Safely” sign, shouldn’t there be a “Resume Normal Driving” sign?” – Robert Breault

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Robert Breault, Drive Safely Sign Quote

“Few people would dream of hiring a contractor to build them a house and expect it to be built to a safe standard only 85 percent of the time; similarly, few people would want to eat out in a restaurant where only 85 percent of the meals were safe to eat. Why then do we accept such sloppiness in road safety, where a situation in which 85 percent of drivers going the speed limit is deemed to be good enough?” – Neil Arason

“Driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 and above is illegal in every state.” – Chuck Taylor

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Chuck Taylor, Blood Alcohol Level Quote

“Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do.” – Elon Musk

“The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.” – Dudley Moore

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Dudley Moore, Best Car Safety Device Quotes

“It’s like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” – E. L. Doctorow

“Safety brings first aid to the uninjured.” – F. S. Hughes

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F. S. Hughes, Safety Quote

“Nothing is of greater importance that the conservation of human life.” – Calvin Coolidge

“Safety is as simple as ABC…Always Be Careful.” – Unknown

“A tree never hits an automobile except in self-defense.” – Woody Allen

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Woody Allen, A Tree Never Hits An Automobile Quote

“A lot of the people who keep a gun at home for safety are the same ones who refuse to wear a seat belt.” – George Calin

“Somebody should stick up some signs on the highway of life. CAUTION: JERKS CROSSING. Blinking yellow lights when you’re about to do something stupid. Stop signs in front of people who could hurt you. Green lights shining when you’re doing the right thing. It would make the whole experience easier.” – Joan Bauer

“The driver that you have to sell on safety shouldn’t be driving.” – Kyle Petty

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Kyle Petty, Have To Sell On Safety Quote

“There’s no question that we need tougher drunk-driving laws for repeat offenders. We need to take a lesson from European countries where driving isn’t a right but a privilege.” – Jesse Ventura

“One reason I don’t drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.” – Nancy Astor

“I said that years ago I made some mistakes. I occasionally drank too much and I did on that night. I have been very candid about my past. I’ve said I’ve made mistakes in the past. People know that.” – George Bush

“I remember when we were driving back to Liverpool from Luton up the M1 motorway in Ringo’s Zephyr, and the car’s bonnet hadn’t been latched properly. The wind got under it and blew it up in front of the windscreen.” – George Harrison

“Road sense is the offspring of courtesy and the parent of safety.” – Unknown

“Honk if you love Jesus, text while driving if you want to meet up.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“Everything you need to get that relaxed driving that brings consistency only comes with practice.” – John Surtees

“Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.” – Mac McCleary

“I just need to take time out and re-evaluate and get better and deal with things going on in my life. It will take as long as it takes.” – Ant McPartlin

“The driver on the highway is safe not when he reads the signs, but when He obeys them.” – Aiden Tozer

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“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

“It’s all based around the idea that basically VW cars are space age. They’re the worst cars to use in action movie, because all the things you want to traditionally do in an action movie they won’t allow you to do, because they make you drive safely if you want to or not.” – Paul W. S. Anderson

“Two wrongs don’t make right, but three lefts do.” – Unknown

“The automobile has brought death, injury and the most inestimable sorrow and deprivation to millions of people.” – Ralph Nader

“In driving, one assumes the danger of destroying life, beginning with one’s own.” – Richard T. Kelly

“I didn’t start MADD to deal with alcohol. I started MADD to deal with the issue of drunk driving.” – Candy Lightner

“I especially love driving down a hill directly at a tree and swerving to one side at the last moment. That’s my way to relax.” – Boris Yeltsin

“Driving at the speed limit–hideous thought.” – Stephenie Meyer

“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” – George Calin

“Drive as if every child on the street were you own.” – Unknown

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“Alcoholism, tobacco, drunk driving, these things will always be with us. There’s always going to be a certain percentage of any population that is addicted to certain substances.” – Don Winslow

“The shortest distance between two points is under construction.” – Noelie Altito

“Driving in your world seems a bit dangerous.” – Missy Lyons

“Following today’s court hearing I want publicly to apologise for my unforgivable lack of judgment in driving while over the legal limit. It was completely wrong.” – Wayne Rooney

“The car crash that took the lives of these two lovely people has been portrayed as a traffic accident caused by a drunk driving at high speed. The reality is that it was murder.” – Mohamed Al-Fayed

“If you drink don’t drive. Don’t even putt.” – Dean Martin

“Hit and run was meant for the ball field.” – Unknown

“Driving your car through deep pools of flood water is a great way of making your car unreliable. Smart people turn around and avoid it.” – Steven Magee

“Nobody, at least sitting in my seat , is defending drunk driving. I am not for drunk driving.” – Tucker Carlson

“Don’t be the driving force behind traffic accidents.” – Unknown

“Driving with one foot on the accelerator and the other on the brake is likely to get you nowhere, but certainly will burn out vital parts of your car.” – Terry Savage

“It’s as if people used the invention of seat belts as an opportunity to take up drunk driving.” – John Lanchester

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“My driving, I’ve been accused of not being the best, most safest driver.” – Matt Dillon

“Straight road are for fast cars, turns are fast drivers.” – Unknown

“Baseball is like driving. It’s the one who gets home safely that counts.” – Tommy Lasorda

“You just have to keep driving down the road. It’s going to bend and curve and you’ll speed up and slow down, but the road keeps going.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“Know how to drive safely when it’s raining or when it’s snowing. The two conditions are different.” – Marilyn vos Savant

“Normal speed meets every need.” – Unknown

“To the everyday driver, we’d like to say that, anytime you’re engaging in something else while driving, that really does increase your crash risk by two to three times.” – Charlie Klauer

“Night doubles traffic troubles.” – Unknown

“It seemed to me that the people who made the rules of the road had figured out everything that would help a person drive safely right down to having a sign that tells you you’re passing through a place where deer cross.” – Joan Bauer

“Don’t drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.” – Unknown

“The streets are safe in Philadelphia, it’s only the people that make them unsafe.” – Frank Rizzo

Inspirational Driving Safely Quotes

To keep you extra motivated about driving safely, we’ve added some inspiration driving safey quotes below. These make perfect messages to caption or share with friends. Who knows – you might just save a life!

“Be safe and be saved.” – Allan Yeo

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Allan Yeo, Be Safe And Be Save Quote

“Love may be the best driving wheel, but anger is a pretty good second.” – Steven Tyler

“I have a responsibility, and it’s something that I did wrong, and if I could personally apologize to every single person that has lost a loved one from drunk driving I would.” – Nicole Richie

“Faster is fatal, slower is safe.” – Amit Kalantri

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Amit Kalantri, Slower Is Safe Quote

“He was driving at a safe speed for the conditions, doing approximately 10 mph below the posted speed limit. He wasn’t under the influence or anything like that. It appears that the driver didn’t do anything wrong.” – Larry Starkey

“Driving a race car is like dancing with a chainsaw.” – Cale Yarborough

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Cale Yarborough, Race Car Quote

“Chance takers are accident makers.” – Unknown

“Reckless driving is operating a vehicle in a speed or manner likely to endanger other drivers.” – Dave Jones

“The best drivers are aware that they must be beware.” – Unknown

“The one for the road may be two for the cemetery.” – Evan Esar

“Look every way every day!” – Unknown

“Check yourself before you wreck yourself.” – Unknown

“Leave sooner, drive slower, live longer.” – Unknown

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“Precaution is better than cure.” – Edward Coke

“Better late than never!” – Unknown

“To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.” – Unknown

“Hug your kids at home, but belt them in the car.” – Unknown

“Don’t learn safety by accident.” – Unknown

“If you drink and drive, sooner or later, you’re gonna meet the Undertaker.” – Vince McMahon

“Stop accidents before they stop you.” – Unknown

“I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions.” – Tiger Woods

“Alert today – Alive tomorrow.” – Unknown

“I’m not a daredevil. I don’t fly without a safety net.” – Steve Wynn

And there you go – we hope you keep buckled up on your next trip on the road. Remember to enjoy yourself on your next road trip adventure, but more importantly, stay safe! Check out these awesome funny driving quotes.

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Iain Salter

Founder & Editor of The Road Trip Expert

Iain founded The Road Trip Expert in 2019 and continues to manage the website to this day. The inspiration to start the blog came during an extensive road trip around Europe with two friends that spanned several months and involved over 25,000km of driving. He first developed a passion for backpacking in 2014 and has had the pleasure of exploring over 60 countries.