Driving and Travel Safety; Follow These Practical Ways & Stay Safe

If you are planning a road trip or any excursion with a trailer or boat, it is very wise to review safety tips and reminders before heading out. Please be sure to check our curated list of resources before you go. Following these safety tips may literally save your life!

Driving Safety

5 Essential Road Travel Tips You Don’t Already Know

NHTSA: Summer Driving Tips 2021

“…now is still a good time to review these summer driving safety tips. Prevention and planning may take a little time up front, but will spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown—or worse yet, a highway crash—later.”

Mental Floss: 6 Road Trip Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life

Red Cross: Highway Safety

If you’re planning on hitting the highway, the American Red Cross offers these important car travel safety tips to help get you to your destination safely.

Parents.com: 12 Safety Tips for Your Next Road Trip

“If you’re planning a road trip with your family, you’ll want to start checking off this safety list at least a few days before you hit the open road.”


Trailer / Towing Safety

PickupTrucks.com: Six Tips for First-Time Towing

“You’ve just bought your first camper, horse trailer, boat or cargo hauler, and now you have to tow it from the place you bought it to where you’re going to store it. Don’t get caught unprepared. While towing might seem intimidating at first, the following tips, coupled with the right equipment and practice, can make you a master tower. These are the most important issues to consider when towing…”

Trailer Safety Week: Towing Safely


Boating Safety

Nationwide: 10 Essential Boat Safety Tips

There’s nothing quite like spending the day on your boat with family and friends. Just be sure safety is foremost in your mind. From must-have safety gear to how to safely operate a boat, check out these important boating safety tips…”

“Don’t be that boater that is gumming up everything at the boat ramp. Be ready, and know these dos and don’ts.”

ARAG: 7 Boating Safety Tips You Need to Know

What could be more idyllic than a lazy summer afternoon on the water — the wind in your hair, the warm rays on your face and the cool spray on your skin? Top it off with a little fishing, swimming or even water skiing, and it makes for great times with family and friends. Yet, boating safety sometimes takes a backseat on summer outings, even when it shouldn’t…


Water Safety

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