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Tips for Safe Driving on Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted Oct 1st, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Thanksgiving weekend is almost upon us; a time when we reflect on the people and things in our lives we are most grateful for. Since, most of us will be driving somewhere this holiday long weekend, make sure you drive safe!

Tips for Safe Driving on Thanksgiving Weekend, Youngs Insurance, Ontario

This holiday includes celebrating with our family and friends and driving to visit all those we are thankful for.  More vehicles will be on the road during the holiday travel period and it’s important to drive carefully so everyone stays safe.

Here we provide some tips on how to ensure you are driving safely over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Tips for Safe Driving

  1. Ensure you are well rested before getting behind the wheel and don’t drive if you are tired
  2. Never drink and drive
  3. Always wear your seatbelt and make sure your children are properly secured in their seatbelts or car seats
  4. Obey the posted speed limits and following at a safe distance
  5. Using only hands-free communication devices while driving
  6. Be patient if there is traffic and try to plan your route ahead of time
  7. If for some reason you do experience car trouble, pull off the road as far as possible
  8. Make frequent stops if your trip home is a long one to avoid getting drowsy
  9. Use caution in work zones
  10. If you are traveling with pets, make sure they are secured with a harness or crate

Following these tips will keep your family and the roads safe. Youngs Insurance would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving holiday weekend!  It’s also a great time for us to say how grateful we are to our clients – thank you for trusting us with your insurance needs.  

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