blog home Car Accidents You Know, Honey, Before I Got In The Car, I Should Have…

You Know, Honey, Before I Got In The Car, I Should Have…

By Ross Jurewitz on November 21, 2016

The streets and freeways of San Diego will be filled with cheerful drivers this season, going to and from office events, family gatherings, and parties with friends. And with everything that’s going on around the holidays, it’s easy to overlook a few simple steps to make your travels safer.

Here’s a few tips to take with you on the road this holiday season.

VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

Be sure to stay on top of the routine maintenance to vehicle. Take a moment and make sure your car is up to date on its service requirements. Check those brakes and brake lights, signal lights, headlights, tires, and also, be sure the windshield wipers are up to speed. The last thing you want is to be on the road when a Southern California winter rainstorm hits and your wipers fail to operate properly.

MAP IT

Each of us from time to time, expresses an element of unneeded bravado when it comes to directions to a destination. “I’ve got it”, many say. That’s soon followed by “Well, I thought it was right here.” Folks, put the pride aside and map your route. There’s no shame in it and you’ll ultimately spend less time on the road. And you can often tell when another driver is lost by the way they operate their vehicle, usually driving too slow and uncertain about turns and exits, possibly hard-braking when they’ve missed a turn. Driving like this is dangerous, so map your route, be safe, and get there on time.

TAKE IT EASY

A relaxed, focused driver is a safe driver. So be sure to give yourself as much extra time as possible before you depart for the party or family gathering. This will ease the stress of holiday hustle-and-bustle and make it easier for you to drive the speed limit, drive defensively not aggressively, and arrive safely at your destination ready for good times!

The holiday season should be time of joy and celebration. But of course, a certain amount of stress creeps into all of our lives this time of year. Fortunately, with a few simple steps, you can make your driving experience less anxious and safer. However, not all drivers will take these measures and some of them drive recklessly, aggressively, and sometimes inebriated. Accidents can occur, and if you or someone you love was the victim of an auto accident on the road this season, it’s important that you seek competent, legal experience. Contact the San Diego car accident attorneys at Jurewitz Law Group today at (619) 233-5020 or Toll Free (888) 233-5020 for a free consultation.

Ross Jurewitz

Ross Jurewitz is the founder and managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a San Diego personal injury attorney law firm. These San Diego injury accident lawyers specialize in helping people seriously injured in a variety of accidents throughout San Diego County and California.

Connect with Ross Jurewitz on

Related Articles:

Posted in: Car Accidents

  • $19,150,000

    A mother and her adult daughter were killed by an inexperienced truck driver.

  • $1,014,299

    Award for 38-year-old motorcyclist struck by SUV driver at intersection.

  • $550,000

    Pedestrian struck by commercial vehicle resulting in wrongful death.

See All Case Results

Our No Fee Guarantee®

We promise that our clients will not owe a penny if our team fails to obtain any compensation on their behalf.

Learn More

Request Your Free Case Review

Let us fight on your behalf. Contact the Jurewitz Law Group to discuss the details of your case. All form submissions are confidentially reviewed by our excellent support staff and are answered within 24 hours.

Contact Us

Jurewitz Law Group
Downtown San Diego
600 B Street, Suite 1550
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 233-5020
Toll Free: (888) 233-5020

 
North County San Diego
2244 Faraday Ave. #101
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: (760) 585-4640
Toll Free: (888) 233-5020

Copyright © 2019 Jurewitz Law Group, All Rights Reserved, Reproduced with Permission. Serving communities throughout Southern California.

San Diego Personal Injury Attorney Disclaimer: The legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship. Any results set forth herein are based upon the facts of that particular case and do not represent a promise or guarantee. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation on your particular legal matter. This web site is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the state of California.

Website Design, SEO and Legal Internet Marketing by: SLS Consulting | Scholarship