Naples Accident Attorney Offers Safe Driving Tips for Severe Florida Weather

by Carmen Dellutri on June 19, 2012

Fort Myers accident lawyerHurricane season is underway here in South Florida. While we hope it is a quiet one, it is always a good idea to be prepared for severe weather.

As Naples accident attorneys, we know that driving mistakes and wet roads can be a dangerous combination. Therefore, we want to share the following safe driving tips:

  • Tune in to your radio to stay informed of approaching storms.
  • Turn on your headlights (low beams) and slow down.
  • Allow extra distance for braking.
  • Do not drive unless necessary.
  • Pull safely onto the shoulder of the road away from any trees that could fall on the vehicle.
  • Stay in the car and turn on the emergency flashers until the heavy rains subside.
  • Avoid flooded roadways.
  • Avoid downed power lines.
  • Check your windshield wipers and tires regularly to insure that they are ready for severe weather.
  • Approach intersections with caution
  • Treat traffic lights at intersections as stop signs

Source: Weather.com

The Dellutri Law Group is focused on making bad situations better and putting lives back together. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a Naples accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation.

To learn more about your legal options, contact our experienced Naples injury attorneys for a free consultation. 

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