Have you ever noticed how more vehicles are being designed with blind-spot warning sensors in them? They’re usually some type of sensory warning that you can see on your side-view mirrors. Sometimes you can even feel them in your seat depending on the vehicle. They are used to alert us to harms that we may be too close to that could cause danger. Blind-spot warnings are a safety feature however, they’re also about convenience. It’s another feature added to the car, that provides value to the driver by offering some assistance in spotting things around them that they may not always be aware of.
Are you aware of your own blind spots? Are you aware of dangers in your environment that you run the risk of colliding with if you’re not careful? One thing to be aware of with Blindspots is that they are the areas on your vehicle that make it challenging to see, because of the way the car was designed. Therefore, you should keep that in mind when you’re thinking of how to find them (if you’re unaware) or how to be mindful of them.
“Are you aware of your own blind spots? Are you aware of dangers in your environment that you run the risk of colliding with if you’re not careful?”
Here’s a helpful tool to use in regard to your blind spots and how to improve the way that you move. When you were created you were also built when mechanisms that assist you in recognizing hard-to-see areas in your life. Do you know what that mechanism is? It’s your emotions. Your emotions are sensory warnings that give the mind ques on how to feel about things in life. Pay attention to your feelings in every situation you’re in. Begin to observe why and how you respond to various situations. Worst case scenario, you may need to recalibrate them, but they’re still yours to be utilized. They help you navigate this world if you allow them to serve your purpose.
We are also given passengers that can be very valuable in helping us see things about ourselves we may have missed. They also may point out things around us to show caution to if we pay attention, and/or have the right people around. Understanding your blind spots, and your warnings internally and externally will help you be a better driver.