Staying safe on the road Memorial Day Weekend

Staying safe on the road Memorial Day Weekend
Posted at 11:21 AM, May 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-26 11:21:00-04

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - Millions and millions of people across the country will hit the road, skies and every other means of transportation this weekend for Memorial Day.

AAA expects this year to produce the highest travel volume since 2005, with more than 38 million travelers, marking the third consecutive year of growth with 2.7 percent more travelers.

For more Memorial Day travel facts and the Top 5 Memorial Day destinations, click HERE.

Before you head out the door this weekend, here are some tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ?to stay safe:

  • Get your car serviced before a big trip
  • Buckle up
  • Stay alert and stop along the way to stretch, eat, make phone calls, use the restroom. 
  • Never leave a child unattended in the car. 

Click HERE for more safety tips.

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