Labor Day weekend begins tomorrow for many Americans. Those traveling on our highways should ask if this Labor Day will bring an end of summer bash or end of summer crash? Like any holiday weekend, you can expect to see heavy traffic on our highways, despite the threat of a hurricane. Drivers will likely be tired, distracted, and in a hurry. Defensive driving skills will be the order of the day.
Most of us pack as much as possible into a holiday weekend. At the beginning of the weekend, many people have devoted time and energy into preparations for a trip. This makes many drivers fatigued at the beginning of the weekend. After playing and celebrating, many drivers are fatigued when they get into a vehicle to drive home. We should remember that fatigued driving is as dangerous as distracted driving. [Read more…]