A Driver’s Many Responsibilities Posted On January 20, 2015 Tweet Facebook Gmail Linked In A driver has to: Control the car Watch the road Read signs Beware of their surroundings Watch out for the sudden actions of other drivers. Given the above, it is important to remember that: Driving can be challenging because you need to do many things at once. The only person you can count on is you. Good drivers make a habit of being aware of what is happening around them at all times. Safe driving depends on the ability of the driver to notice many things at once.