A person is injured every 10.5 minutes a day in Arizona due to car accidents. If these numbers broke down into a year, we would have 33,195 injuries that resulted because of car accidents.
There are many ways you can keep your family and loved ones safe in a vehicle while you are on the
Be Alert! – Not only should you always keep your guard up while driving, but keeping your full attention on the road at all times is a must. Don’t drive if you are tired or you feel that you will not be able to handle the vehicle correctly.
Don’t Drink and Drive! – This is the easiest rule to follow. There are no exceptions to this. In Arizona alone, there were more than 5,489 alcohol related accidents. Don’t be another statistics and make the dumb decision to drive drunk.
Drive the Speed Limit! – There are posted speed limits signs all throughout Arizona for a reason. It’s not to slow you down and cause traffic, but they are there to keep you safe while you drive through our busy streets. Don’t go above the speed limit, getting to your destination a few minutes earlier doesn’t out weigh the risk of getting a ticket, causing thousands of dollars if you end up in an accident, or even much worse.
Avoid Distractions! – When you are on the road you should only focus on your surroundings as you drive. Not the changing the radio, and surely not texting or talking while you drive. You would be surprised how much safer our roads would be if everyone followed this step. Is a simple text message really worth an accident? NO!
If you follow the above steps, you will not only feel a lot better when you are on the road, but your loved ones will also take these simple rules into consideration while they drive which eases your stress as a parent, guardian, etc…
If you feel you need even more tips while on the road, please be sure to download our car accident lawyer safety glove box card. Get tips and steps on what to do in case you are in an unfortunate accident. These steps will help protect your rights and you can always have these tips handy in your glove box by downloading our card HERE. An Attorney in AZ can protect you, but also give you options that you might already know in a case.