SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Memorial Day weekend is here and for many Californians that means getting on the road for the first long weekend of the summer. The American Red Cross suggests the following tips to help you and your loved ones travel safely.
Because more people will be traveling, it’s more important than ever to drive safely. Be well rested and alert, use your seat belts, observe speed limits and follow the rules of the road.
PREPARE FOR THE UNEXPECTED
Pay attention to the weather forecast for your destination. Travel and weather web sites can help you avoid storms and other regional challenges that could impact your safety.
For more information to keep you and your loved ones safe, please visit our website, RedCross.org.
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