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3 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and fun. But they can also be a time for danger on the roads. Distracted driving is a major problem, and it can lead to serious accidents. In this blog post, we will provide three tips to help drivers avoid distractions this holiday season. Stay safe out there!

#1 - Put away your phone.

This may seem like an obvious one, but it bears repeating. Many people are tempted to use their phones while driving, whether it’s for directions, music, or to stay in touch with family and friends. But using your phone while driving is a major distraction, and it can be very dangerous. If you need to use your phone, pull over to a safe location first.

#2 - Don’t eat or drink while driving.

Another common distraction is eating or drinking while driving. It is tempting to want to multitask by grabbing a quick bite or sip while behind the wheel. But once again, this can be very dangerous. If you’re hungry or thirsty, pull over to a safe location first.

#3 - Be aware of your surroundings.

This tip applies to all drivers, but it’s especially important during the holiday season. With so many people on the roads, it’s important to be aware of your surroundings at all times. Pay attention to other drivers and be prepared for anything. If you’re feeling tired or distracted, pull over and take a break.

Following these simple tips can help you avoid distractions and stay safe on the roads this holiday season. So put away your phone, don’t eat or drink while driving, and be aware of your surroundings. And most importantly, have a happy and safe holiday season!

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