President’s Week is upon us, which for many households means traveling to the snow. These next few weeks, take proactive and productive step to ensure that you have amazing and safe travels. And yes, you need to pack more snacks for the road. And yes, you should stop at the upcoming rest stop (even when a traveling companion tells you, “…but I don’t neeeed to!”).
Winter Driving Tips
Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for travelers. Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies.
AAA recommends the following tips while driving in snowy and icy conditions:
10 Travel Preparedness Tips You Won’t Want to Forget
At some point in our lives, many of us have been subject to Murphy’s Law of Travel—what can go wrong, will go wrong. And often we’re too excited, stressed, or concerned with getting the car or suitcase packed that we may forget to prepare for any unexpected emergencies we may face while traveling.
Just like preparing for an emergency at home, work, or school, it’s equally important to prepare for travel emergencies.
So here are our top 10 Travel Preparedness and Safety Tips:
If you plan to travel with a pet this winter, it’s important to be mindful of cold weather safety issues. After all, frigid temperatures aren’t pleasant for you or your pet. If you’re considering flying or driving somewhere with your dog or cat, here are some winter travel safety tips to help ensure you reach your destination safely.