4 Tips to Stay Safe on the Road During the Holidays

Posted on by Defensive Driving | in Defensive Driving Tips

The holidays are a time of cheer. That is, until you have to drive somewhere. With the large amounts of people traveling in and out of town combined with less than perfect weather conditions, the holidays can prove to be one of the most dangerous times of the year to be on the road. Here are four tips to help you keep your family safe while driving during this joyous time of year.

  1. Celebrate Responsibly — One of the best things about the holidays is that you get to attend a bunch of parties with your family and friends. Understandably, you may want to indulge in some alcohol at these parties. Hey, you may even have to in order to keep your sanity. Either way, it is imperative that you never drink and drive. You can alternate designated drivers between your friends or pay for a taxi if needed. Even if you do not drink yourself, you need to be aware of drunk drivers on the road. Always be on the lookout for drivers that are going a little too slow or swerving out of their lanes. For more tips on defensive driving, visit DefensiveDriving.com.
  2. Be Prepared — Since the weather is unpredictable, you never know what you will be facing as you head out to visit relatives. You should always have an emergency kit in your car just in case you get stranded somewhere. Make sure to include blankets and food for your entire family. And don’t forget the tire chains just in case an unexpected storm blows in.
  3. Get Your Car Inspected — Before any extended road trip you should always have your car inspected. It is better to find out ahead of time if your car is not operating at its peak. That way you will not be stranded on the side of the road instead of celebrating the season with loved ones.
  4. Travel During Off-Peak Hours — If possible, it is also helpful to plan your travel days around the busiest travel days of the year. If you can do your traveling when there are fewer people on the road you are less likely to run into problems. Plus, you will probably get to your exciting holiday destination a lot sooner.
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