This is Missouri and we have already experienced some cold weather this month and winter hasn’t even officially started yet. It’s pretty common knowledge that this state has pretty abnormal, unpredictable weather. That is why our personal injury attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks are here to give you some safe driving tips for the winter weather in this week’s blog. If you have been involved in a car accident that was caused by a negligent driver, contact an experienced personal injury attorney in Lake Ozark today. Deputy and Mizell can be reached at 417-532-2191. We offer informative consultations and your first one is free.
Safe Driving Tips for Winter Weather
Monitor your gas tank level more cautiously.
The last thing you want to happen is to be stuck on the side of the road, in the middle of a snowstorm, because you ran out of gas. Be sure to monitor your gas tank more frequently and be sure to fill it accordingly. A good habit you can get into is to fill your tank every time you get to half empty.
Look ahead online to see how road conditions are.
When the winter weather approaches and it starts to get icy, you should try to get into the habit of looking online regarding road conditions before you try and venture out. You should check to see if there are any roads closed or accidents that have occurred before trying to drive on them. This could save you a lot of trouble.
Avoid all driving distractions.
In today’s world of technology, there are so many distractions out there that can grab your attention while you are driving. For example, you should avoid doing the following while trying to drive:
- Scanning Social Media Feeds
- Reading an Online Book
…etc. The point here is to avoid looking down at your phone while driving, especially during winter weather. You should also try to avoid other possible distractions from driving, such as avoiding the following while behind the wheel:
- Adjusting The Radio and Looking Down At It
- Applying Make-Up
- Turning Around To Talk To Someone
The Missouri Personal Injury Attorneys at Deputy and Mizell Are Here For You!
Auto accidents can result in extremely serious injuries that often require extensive long-term care for the victims. When these car accidents are caused due to the negligence of another person, victims have the right to seek full and fair compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, you should seek the advice of an experienced Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer as soon as possible.
The Lake of the Ozarks auto accident attorneys at the law firm of Deputy & Mizell, L.L.C., have successfully represented victims in a wide array of complex injury claims. Our extensive background in these cases has given us valuable insight into insurance company tactics and allowed us to develop effective strategies to protect our clients’ interests. Give us a call today for your free consultation!
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