There are a few essential things any pilot in EVE Online
should do before they undock from a station and get themselves into a potentially hostile situation. Come to think of it, anytime you undock there's at least some
chance of hostility. Keeping that in mind, think of this as a visual checklist you should go through before entering space, as you're not only risking your ship, but your skillpoints if you bite off more than you can chew. This happens all too often, to novice and veteran pilots alike in EVE.
So to help you avoid this fate...