Transportation Safety News: Summer Driving

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The summer season is underway. With so many people taking time off, and having "construction season" underway in more areas of the U.S., it increases traffic and congestion on the roadways. Many “vacation drivers” are inexperienced with long-distance travel. These drivers are not familiar with managing fatigue and other road distractions. Keep a lookout for these inexperienced drivers, so keep your distance from them.

Road construction also increases during the summer months. The better the weather during the summer season along with construction and more people on the road can produce more delays along routes that are normally passable. Minimize any potential distractions particularly with fatigue while driving to reduce any risks for you or other drivers around you. 

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