Infographic: Roadside Safety Do's and Don'ts

As common as vehicle breakdowns are, what's typically overlooked are the dangers associated with roadside events. To ensure you stay as safe as possible and to protect others both on and off the road, here are some tips to follow the next time you have a vehicle disablement issue.

Many drivers have either witnessed or experienced flat tires, jump starts, or tows while on the road. However, what often goes unnoticed are the significant hazards linked with these roadside occurrences, which can result in severe injuries or even fatalities. The Federal Highway Administration reports a staggering figure: Over 6,200 pedestrian fatalities and 75,000 pedestrian injuries are attributed to roadway crashes annually.

However, there are precautions you can take to ensure the safety for everyone involved in a roadside event--whether it be the driver, passenger, or service provider, or others on and off the road.

Follow these roadside safety do's and don'ts the next time you're faced with a roadside event. 



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Meet the Author: Christine Nguyen - Marketing Communications Specialist

Christine is a Marketing Communications Specialist for the automotive and insurance line of business. She focuses on developing content that spreads brand awareness to consumers and strengthens client relationships regarding the value of roadside. Christine has a Master’s Degree in English from California State University, Fullerton and has over 10 years’ experience in content marketing. She is based in California and enjoys camping, traveling, and raising two tiny humans with her husband.


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