Growing up near family always meant big family holiday celebrations and no need for far travel. That is until we moved a few hours away and if you are a military family, there may be some type of holiday travel involved.
According to the United States Department of Transportation, heavy traffic surrounding all three major holidays can increase the chances for automobile accidents. However, in 2016, the six-day period that includes Christmas had 18 percent more auto accidents than the Thanksgiving period and 27 percent more than the days around New Year’s Day.
Staying safe during the holidays is important for us all and if you are planning to travel this year, there are various things you can do to help ensure the safety of you and your family.
Here are 5 Holiday Travel Safety Tips:
Wishing you all safe travels and a very happy holiday!
Are you traveling for the holidays this season? Share with us in the comments below an important travel safety tip.
About the blogger: Angela Caban is an Army National Guard spouse, published author and branding expert. In 2010, she founded the Homefront United Network, a military spouse and family support blog created to assist spouses who do not live near an installation, but also focusing on bridging the gap between National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty spouses. She has an extensive background in Human Resources and Communications, with her Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Human Resources. Angela resides in the beautiful Garden State of New Jersey with her husband and two children.
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