For many, Thursday kicked off the Fourth of July holiday weekend, and it is also the national week dedicated to tire safety, the perfect time to take certain measures that could save the lives of you and your family.
This weekend is considered one of the most dangerous on the roads and many people will travel by road, but not everyone takes the necessary measures to be safe.
During the Fourth of July weekend last year, 481 people died in traffic accidents, according to figures from the National Security Council, and this year about 2.8 million people are expected to travel by car, an increase of 46% compared to 2020, so the danger could be even greater.
If you are going to travel by land, Here are some safety tips. First of all:
Now, enjoy the ride, and happy Fourth of July!
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It does not hurt to take your car for a complete mechanical overhaul before traveling, especially if you have not used it as much during the last year due to the pandemic.
Remember, when it comes to keeping your family safe, that's a worthwhile investment.
This story first appeared on NBCLA's sister station, Telemundo 52. Haz clic aqu para leer esta historia en espaol.