Consumer Alert: Summer Driving
As we enter summer
travel season, Commissioner Miller is reminding Pennsylvanians that more
vehicles are likely to be on the roads over the next few months.
In addition to
the normal traffic volume generated by commuters, other business travel, and
people running errands, many Pennsylvanians will be hitting the road to enjoy a
summer vacation. Many tourists
will be visiting our state’s many attractions, so the roads will be more crowded.
only be cars and trucks to watch out for -- summer is prime time for motorcyclists and bicyclists to be out enjoying
the warm weather. With schools on summer
recess, more children will also be out playing and may not be paying attention
For all these
reasons, drivers need to be extra observant during the summer months. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
offers these tips to make your summer driving safer. If you do end up in a crash, the Insurance Department
has information on what you should do.
By making sure
your car is ready for the open road, and being extra alert behind the wheel,
you can reduce your chances of being involved in a crash, and make your summer
a happy one.
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