Millions of people take to the roadways during holiday weekends. Freeways are jammed by families and friends often driving long distances to meet relatives and others. According to AAA, there are about 95 million people on the roads during the Christmas and New Years’ season. Whether it is the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, or Christmas, you can expect that there will be delays caused by accidents or breakdowns.
Traffic fatalities peak during holidays owing to the sheer numbers of cars on the roadways that also increases the percentage of drivers who are inexperienced, fatigued, under the influence or distracted.
According to the National Safety Council, the 5 most dangerous holidays for drivers are the following:
With this in mind, here are 9 safety tips to follow before hitting the road.
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