Prevent a car accident while traveling to see the eclipse with these top road safety tips. Many are expected to travel to Oregon to see the eclipse. Oregon will be one of the first states in the path of totality for this eclipse. The last solar eclipse to occur in North America happened on June 8, 1918 according to the New York Times. After this eclipse the next will not likely be until 2045. This is a moment of history most will not want to miss. The attorneys of Parke Gordon Law Firm want you to stay safe while on the road to see the solar eclipse. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to stay safe will traveling on heavy traffic roads in rural areas.
How to Prevent a Car Accident on Rural Roads
According to The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, more deaths occur on rural roads than on urban ones. There were 982 fatal car accident on rural roads in 2014. Add heavy traffic to a rural road and you could be looking at a disaster. Keep these tips in mind if you plan on traveling to a rural area to see the solar eclipse.
- Never drive tired.
- Watch out for sharp turns.
- Drive with others in the car to keep you alert.
- Do not drive distracted.
- When you have to pass, be cautious.
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