July 4th is considered one of the deadliest holidays due to alcohol-related accidents. A Bucks County car accident can leave you or a loved one severely injured. That is why you should take every precaution necessary to avoid drinking and driving.
Safety tips for this Fourth of July
Here are four safety tips you can follow to help keep you and those with whom you share the Pennsylvania roadways safe this Fourth of July:
- Don’t drink and drive: In 2010, alcohol-related crashes claimed the lives of 392 people over the July 4th holiday.
- Make arrangements ahead of time: If you plan on drinking over the Fourth, make plans ahead of time for how you are going to get home. This may include calling a cab. You may even consider spending the night at the home where you will be drinking.
- Recognize, report, and avoid other drunk drivers: If you recognize an impaired driver, stay a safe distance behind them and do not attempt to pass. Also, don’t hesitate to call 911.
- Buckle up: It’s so simple, but saves lives.
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If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, you should contact one of our experienced Bucks County car accident attorneys at Cordisco & Saile Law Firm at 215-642-2335.