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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and not a moment too soon. As the weather warms, more and more motorcyclists will start hitting the road, making it important that everyone – bikers and the drivers of larger vehicles alike – take responsibility for preventing motorcycle accidents.
When you are driving, anything that is not related to that specific task is a distraction. This is a broad definition, but not inaccurate. Anything that removes eyes, hands, or attention from the road – anything at all – increases the risk of a motor vehicle accident.
Are you planning on attending a Super Bowl Party this weekend? Plan also to stay sober or arrange for a ride home. Hosting a party? Take steps, like key collection, to prevent your guests from driving home intoxicated. These steps can help keep you and those you care about from causing an accident and ruining lives.
If you plan on traveling for the Holidays, it’s a good idea to be prepared. This means taking time to ensure your vehicle is in peak condition and that it is stocked with supplies you may need if you find yourself stranded on the road.
October 17th – 23rd is National Teen Safe Driver Week. Do you have a teen driver? Now would be a good time to have a frank discussion about the rules of the road and the risks posed by reckless and distracted driving.
AAA has decided against making an official travel forecast for Labor Day 2021. However, according to CBSN in New York City, the travel club has suggested there could be more than three million trips on MTA bridges and tunnels during this upcoming holiday weekend. That would put this year’s Labor Day travel in and around NYC near pre-pandemic levels – and should be enough to prompt even the most cautious driver to be very careful while traveling this weekend.
June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month – a time dedicated to educating the general public on the debilitating effects of chronic headaches and encouraging more research into ways to address the often lifelong pain and suffering those who struggle with frequent headaches must endure.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Are you a safe driver? Now would be a good time to reflect and make sure.