Law Offices of Mark S. Nelson

Modesto Personal Injury Lawyers- Tips for staying safe on the road this Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial summer kick-off and drivers all over the country are getting ready to get away for the long weekend. According to AAA, 39.3 million Americans will travel during this holiday. That is one million more travelers than last year. With more drivers on the road, the risk ofautomobile accidents rises.

Memorial Day weekend is one of the deadliest holidays, with an average of 439 fatalities in 2016, and over 50,000 injuries as reported by the National Safety Council (NSC).

If you are planning to travel in your vehicle this weekend, here are a few tips to help keep you safe on the road:

· Wear a seat belt- It could save your life.

· Designate an alcohol and drug-free driver.

· Get plenty of rest to avoid fatigue on long trips.

· Never use a cell phone behind the wheel.

· Only input data into GPS while parked.

· Make sure you have good automobile insurance coverage.

Memorial Day weekend is full of celebrations and fortunately accidents can be prevented. At the Law Offices of Mark S. Nelson, we are committed to helping keep the roads safe for all.

If you or family members are involved in an auto accident during Memorial Day weekend due to the negligence of another driver, call our office for a free consultation. We can assess your case to make sure that you and your family are fully compensated. Call (209)529-0995 or contact us online.

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