4th Of July Travel And New Haven Auto Accidents

Are you planning on hitting the road this weekend for the 4th of July holiday? Many will be leaving New Haven and traveling through our city for other locales. A few minutes to review some prevention and planning measures may keep your family safe and avoid a New Haven auto accident. Seven million Americans will face a breakdown this summer.

  1. Make sure everyone in the car is wearing their safety belt. Car seats or booster seats should be properly installed and used.
  2. Vehicle Checklist
    • Tires
    • Wipers
    • Fluids
    • Belts and hoses
    • Cooling system and air conditioning
    • Lights
  3. Make sure your car is stocked with a spare tire, jack, water, flares, jumper cables, first aid kit, windshield washer fluid, and blankets.
  4. In the State of Connecticut it is against the law for the driver to operate a mobile device.  Additionally, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence can not only get you a fined, but criminal charges as well.

If you are injured this summer while traveling, contact an experienced New Haven auto accident attorney. Whether you are a Connecticut resident or live out of state, our firm can help. The New Haven auto accident attorneys at The LoRicco Law Firm wish your family a safe summer road trip!





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