A WAGGA driving instructor says impatient drivers are the biggest problem on the city's roads.
Glen Gaudron of Wagga's Able Driving School has revealed the most common mistakes people are making behind the wheel.
It comes during Road Rules Awareness Week where drivers, pedestrians, motorbike riders, passengers and cyclists are encouraged to refresh their knowledge of NSW road rules.
1. Three second rule
Mr Gaudron said there have been too many times when Wagga drivers have been caught tail-gating vehicles.
He said drivers must keep a distance of three second between themselves and the vehicle in front of them.
2. Is it actually safe to cross?
Mr Gaudron said people have no problem stopping at a stop sign, but most drivers do not check if it was 100 per cent safe to cross the intersection.
"There are many stop signs in the city that have blind corners," he said.
"After stopping at a stop sign, drivers need to move forward to make sure it is safe to continue driving - there are too many that are driving through an intersection with a blind spot."
3. Get off your phone
Mr Gaudron said the use of mobile phones behind the wheel was a constant problem in the city.
"Drivers know the rules, but they still do it anyway," he said.
"It should be an instant loss of licence. It is just as bad as drink driving."
4. Ignoring white lines
Mr Gaudron said many drivers are not adhering to the road's white lines, which indicate when it was safe to overtake a vehicle.
"In just one week, I saw three drivers overtake at double unbroken lines," he said.
Mr Gaudron said crossing a double unbroken line increased the risk of head-on collisions.
5. Pedestrians are just as bad
Mr Gaudron said pedestrians have also created issues on the city's road.
He said pedestrians cannot walk across a traffic light intersection when there was a 'do not walk' sign.
"When pedestrians are ignoring the do not walk sign at traffic lights they are creating problems for drivers who are turning," he said.
Mr Gaudron said this increased the risk of an accident.
6. Stay in your lane
Mr Gaudron said many cyclists are using the bike lanes incorrectly - or not at all.
"There has been new funding given to upgrade the city's bike lanes, but if they are not using the ones they have now, then these new ones will not make a difference," he said.
Mr Gaudron said one of the worst intersections in the city was the traffic lights near Wagga High School.
"After the traffic lights, two lanes quickly merge into one," he said. "The left lane needs to be turned into a left turn only lane at the traffic lights because many drivers are caught pushing their way into the right hand lane when merging."
Another problem was the bend near the top of Willans Hill. Mr Gaudron said people are taking the bend too quickly from both directions.
"They need to put a concrete barrier between the two lanes all the way down instead of painted lines," he said. "People are driving in the wrong lane because they are going too fast up and down the hill."
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