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How to Avoid Vacation Injuries

Posted By Todd Miner Law || May 31, 2014

When you go on vacation with your family, you want to enjoy your time and bring back many memories. However, if you are not careful, you could wind up with a vacation injury and need to contact an Orlando injury attorney. Before you leave for vacation, keep these tips in mind and come back with nothing but great memories:

  • Obey Traffic Laws – Learn as much as you can about the traffic laws of the place you visit. It may be that there are certain things that are different on vacation than they are at home. Following local laws will keep you safer.
  • Buckle Up – Whether you are following the laws or not, accidents do happen. Do not take a vacation from buckling up! Wear your safety belt and avoid major injuries.
  • Use Caution Around Water – Thousands of injuries occur each year on the water. Do not take on water activities that you do not feel secure doing. Also, do not forget to wear a life jacket while in a boat or operating a personnel water craft. Finally, never engage in any sort of water play when you are intoxicated. Water activities and alcohol can be a dangerous combination.
  • Keep Your Wits About You – When traveling, you are a prime target for thefts and attacks since you do not know your way around. Keep your wits about you and pay attention to what is happening around you. You can prevent a mugging or save yourself from walking into a dangerous situation by simply paying better attention.

As you can see, there are many things you can do to prevent an accident or injury during your vacation. However, if you find yourself with a problem, don’t forget to call your Orlando injury attorney, Todd Miner, and let him put his years of working for insurance companies to work for you. You do not want to face a vacation injury or accident without someone on your side.

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