With the 4th of July right around the corner, many will be traveling for summer beach outings, barbecues and more. AAA recently projected that 41 Million Americans plan to travel for the 4th of July weekend. That is A LOOOT of people on the road, folks! The more cars, the more accidents are bound to happen, so make sure you know who to go to for legal advice should you need it. It also means that many mistakes can be made while you’re out on the road. It is important to remember traffic safety this July weekend, ensuring that you, your family, and other motorists travel to your destination with as little trouble as possible. There are various small traffic faux pas that could get you in trouble, so you may want to visit this website if you want to learn more about them.
And with 34.8 million choosing to travel by automobile (the highest level since 2007, according to AAA), it’s more important than ever to ensure children are safe in the backseat. Of course, the first thing to do to ensure your car is safe to travel in is to make sure your vehicle is in working order. Whether your car is new or old, it can still encounter issues. People with new cars tend to trust their vehicle too much, but there is always the possibility that you’ve been sold a lemon. Of course, if you have been sold a lemon, it would be wise to contact lemon law attorneys in San Diego, but your priority is your safety, so ensure that you have carried out thorough checks on your vehicle.
Here are travel safety tips from Safety 1stConsumer Safety Expert Julie Valleseto to ensure children are safe while enjoying a fun-filled family road trip!
From car seats that provide full body safety protection to crash tested car storage for travel essentials, Safety 1st has all perfect products for your child’s safety while traveling!
* The Safety 1st Advance SE 65 Air + convertible car seat ensures your child is safe from 5-65 pounds. Better yet, it meets the new requirements for the new 65 Pound LATCH rule.
* The Safety 1st BoostAPak is a belt-positioning booster, that’s also a backpack! To help make booster seat riding more fun for children, and easier for parent’s the BoostAPak provides on-the-go convenience and safety. Perfect for traveling, switching between cars, and it fits into an overhead plane compartment.
* The Safety 1st Just-In-Case Storage Station keeps travel essentials like diapers and toys safely stored in the car trunk eliminating the worry of car projectiles. The storage station secures to trunk floor with anchoring screws.
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