Dallas Car Wreck Lawyer 1800-CAR-WRECK Presents Safe Driving Tips for New Year’s Eve
The attorneys of the Dallas personal injury law firm outlines five tips for drivers this New Year’s Eve.
Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) December 31, 2010
As 2011 draws near, many have begun planning their New Year’s Eve celebrations, which frequently involve holiday parties and gatherings with relatives and loved ones. The Dallas Car Wreck Lawyers at 1800-CAR-WRECK are reminding drivers of the importance of remembering to put safety first to prevent their celebrations from becoming tragic events. The following are five tips for safe driving that drivers may reap benefit from this New Year’s Eve, and throughout the New Year.
-Be aware of one’s surroundings and the behavior of other drivers on the road ““ It is important that drivers maintain an awareness of the behavior of other drivers; particularly during holidays when a higher number of those encountered on the road may have been in attendance at celebrations where alcohol was present.
~Report suspected drunk drivers ““ Heed the warning signs that a driver may be intoxicated by observing their behavior on the road. Suspected drunk driving should be reported to the proper authorities as soon as possible, but it is important that one maintain a safe distance from the suspected drunk driver’s vehicle at all times.
~Make sure passengers are properly restrained ““ This especially relates to children, who should be fastened in seat belts or safety seats when appropriate while riding in any vehicle.
~Ensure that a safe following distance is maintained at all times ““ Drivers should always ensure that they are traveling at a distance that allows them to make a safe stop (suddenly if necessary) behind a vehicles.
~Do not drink and drive ““ Drinking and driving is never appropriate, and a designated driver should always be enlisted whenever public transportation isn’t available to return one to their desired destination.
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