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Navigating the Holiday Roads with Care and Empathy

Cultivating Knowledge and Advocacy for Safer Journeys

In the wake of a fatal crash on Milton-Ellendale Highway in Milton, Delaware, on December 15, our hearts ache. Our deepest condolences to all those impacted by this tragedy. 

This incident serves as a somber reminder to prioritize responsible driving practices, promote empathy on the roads, and acknowledge the vulnerability that all drivers share.

This holiday season, give the gift of safety to ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities.

Stay safe, drive responsibly, and cherish the meaningful moments.

Prioritizing Safe Driving Amidst Holiday Hustle

As the holiday season ushers in increased travel and bustling roads, it's crucial to underscore the significance of responsible and attentive driving. The combination of heightened traffic, adverse weather conditions, and festive distractions necessitates a heightened commitment to road safety. Whether embarking on long journeys to visit loved ones or navigating local streets adorned with holiday lights, every driver plays a vital role in ensuring the well-being of themselves and others on the road.

Tips for Safe Driving

  1. Minimize Distractions: Keep distractions, especially mobile phones, at bay and concentrate on the road.

  2. Plan Ahead: Allocate extra time for travel, check weather conditions, and plan your route.

  3. Buckle Up: Ensure all passengers wear seatbelts and secure young children in appropriate car seats.

  4. Stay Sober: If celebrating with alcohol, designate a sober driver or utilize alternative transportation options.

  5. Cultivate Patience: Recognize that holiday traffic is common. Stay calm, be patient, and avoid aggressive driving behavior.

Click here to visit NHTSA's website for more information on driving safety tips.

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