This weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, marks the unofficial start of summer. While many will be hitting the road to start a summer vacation take a few moments to review some prevention and planning measures to keep your family safe and avoid a New Haven auto accident. It may prevent a breakdown, that seven million Americans will face this summer.
- Vehicle Checklist
- Belts and hoses
- Cooling system and air conditioning
- Make sure everyone in the car is wearing their safety belt. Car seats or booster seats should be properly installed and used.
- 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.
- Make sure your car is stocked with a spare tire, jack, water, flares, jumper cables, first aid kit, windshield washer fluid, and blankets.
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!