Regardless of how hard you try, or how much planning you do, it’s not always possible to avoid rush hour traffic. This is especially true if you are commuting to and from school or work during the busiest times of the day.
Because rush hour traffic is likely going to be a big part of your day-to-day routine, you should take steps to help protect yourself, and others on the road. Some tips you can begin to use today to help you safely navigate through rush hour traffic are found here.
If you are running late, there is a higher likelihood you are going to speed and be in a hurry to get to your destination. When you start to speed, there is also a higher probability of being involved in an accident. Make sure you are giving yourself plenty of time to get from point A to point B when you know traffic is going to be bad. This will allow you to remain calm when the traffic is heavier.
If you have ever been in rush hour traffic, you know, it’s a lot of stop and go. While it can be tempting to get close to the car in front of you – don’t. When you allow a bigger following distance, you have more room to stop and avoid rear-ending the vehicle that is in front of you.
Rush hour is one of the most common times for driver distractions. While many people believe they can do other things in their vehicle when traffic is moving slowly, this is a big mistake. You should always concentrate on what you are doing and what is going on around you. Distracted driving is a major cause of accidents and you can avoid being part of this statistic by paying attention at all times.
When you are trying to save time, you may move from one lane to the other to try and find a “faster” way to get to your destination. While it is fine to change lanes when needed, like to exit on the interstate, you should not do this just to try to save a few minutes of time.
Even if you are very familiar with your daily route, try some others to see if the roads aren’t as busy. You may find that going another way will help you reduce the amount of time you spend commuting each day. There may also be another route that may take a bit longer, but that isn’t congested. This is also beneficial.
If you are involved in an Motorcycle accident or Car Accident while navigating through rush hour traffic, be sure to pull to the side of the road and get yourself and your vehicle out of harms way. Even if the accident seems minor, make sure you get the other driver’s information and contact the police.
If the accident was caused by someone else’s neglect or wrongful act, you have the right to recover compensation and should hire a personal injury attorney to help you with this. If you need legal help, contact our legal team of Accident Attorney West palm beach at Felice & Ehrlich by calling 561-444-8822.
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