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It's important to follow these holiday driving tips

There is a very good chance you will find yourself on the road during the holiday season. It doesn't matter if you are visiting family in the local area or driving across the state or country, you need to remember one thing: Your safety and well-being should always come first.

Although there is no guaranteed way to avoid trouble on the road, there are some holiday driving tips you can use to your advantage. Here are several to keep in mind:

  • Never drink and drive - As tempted as you may be, you don't want to consume alcohol and then get behind the wheel of your vehicle.
  • Get enough sleep before you hit the road - If you're taking a long road trip, make sure you get enough sleep before you depart. Neglecting to do so increases the likelihood of dozing off and causing an accident.
  • Inspect your vehicle - This may not be important if you're traveling locally, but if you're taking a road trip you need to make sure your vehicle is prepared.
  • Learn how to eliminate distractions - For example, you can put your cellphone in the glove box while you're driving. This will help you fight the urge to send a text message or check your email while you're behind the wheel.
  • Have a plan of action - In the event of an emergency or crash, be prepared and know what to do.

Unfortunately, even if you follow these holiday driving tips you may find that another driver is not doing the same. As a result, he or she could hit your vehicle.

If this happens, do your best to move your car to safety. You should also call 911, as this will speed up the arrival of police and an ambulance.

Once you receive treatment and know your long-term outlook, you can turn your attention to your legal rights. There may be steps you can take to receive compensation from the negligent party.

The holiday season can bring great joy to your life, but this can soon turn to pain if you're part of a motor vehicle accident. In the event of an accident, speak to a lawyer as soon as possible.

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