It's Summer, people are out on the roads, visiting family, going on vacation. David Greene from Greene and Phillips Law Firm joined us with some safety tips and information.
Below is a list of some of the questions and answers discussed on Studio10:
Is this a particularly dangerous time on the roads?
July 4th is actually deadliest day to drive and August is the deadliest month. So safety is a really big issue when considering your summer driving plans.
Before you leave on a road trip are there ways you can prep your car?
You want to check all your fluids, Air pressure in the tires. You should make sure all your lights work.
Accidents often happen because of distracted driving. What are some ways to diminish distracted driving?
Allow someone else in the car to adjust the radio, GPS, make phone calls, text. If you are traveling with kids you may want to make sure they have some sort of video to watch. If you are driving a long distance and get tired it's probably a good idea to stop for a few minutes
It's important to know when to stop. Stop every couple hours, walk around, get a cup of coffee, sometimes you just need to find a safe place to get a few hours of sleep.
If you are involved in an accident on vacation, what should you do?
Call the authorities, get a police report, collect witness names, seek medical attention, and call a lawyer who handles this type of case.
Greene & Phillips has an app to help you remember all the things to do after an accident?
Yes, You can download it from the Greene and Phillips website.
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