Many people travel to see their family members for the holidays. With the additional vehicles on the road, there is an increased chance for anyone to be in an auto accident. To help you reach your destination safely, we have provided some helpful reminders below.
Whenever you sit behind the wheel, you should always be aware of your surroundings including other drivers on the road. To help stay alert, you should avoid texting, talking on the phone, and eating. If you are hungry, you should stop the car and eat.
Don’t Drive When Tired
If you are feeling sleepy, then you should pull over and get some rest or let someone else drive. When you are tired, you are not able to focus on driving and your surroundings.
Allow for Additional Travel Time
It is vital to understand that there will be additional people on the roads during the holidays because they are going to meet loved ones. Be patient when you are behind the wheel and plan for a longer commute to your family’s house.
If you’re injured in an accident over the holidays, you can rely on our car accident attorney in Carroll County. Call our legal team at (410) 871-0003 when you need representation.