MDOT Labor Day safety tips
MDOT is reminding drivers to stay safe on the roads this Labor Day Weekend.
An increase in traffic for holiday travel makes Labor Day Weekend one of the busiest on the roads.
But no fear, you can keep yourself and others safe with a few tips from MDOT:
- Buckle up and make sure your passengers do as well. Make sure all children are in safety seats appropriate for their size.
- Don’t drink and drive.
- Allow enough time for travel to avoid excessive speed and observe speed limits.
- Eliminate distracted driving activities such as eating or cell phone usage.
- Let someone know your destination, your route and when you expect to arrive.