Summer brings with it warm weather, family vacations, and—unfortunately—increased car accidents.
More people are typically on the roads during the summer months: teens are out from school, and adults are driving to their summer getaways. During summer holidays, such as the Fourth of July and Labor Day, it can seem like everyone is on the road.
The heavy traffic of summer can increase your risk of an automobile accident, which is why it’s important for you to take extra safety precautions this season.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration—the government agency responsible for ensuring the safety of the public on our nation’s roadways—has offered a number of good summer driving tips to help you stay safe.
Taking the precautions below will help ensure that your summer is safe and fun. [Read more…]