DISCUSSION: The Holidays often tend to be the most trying time for many of us whether celebrating or not. Many of these issues stem from the typical increase and/or change in nearly every aspect of our daily routine. Often we can forget that weather is ever changing, which can pose many risks and headaches as we experience increase travel on the roads and air traffic.
Before you commence your holiday travel we recommend taking steps to ensure you are prepared for what may come with winter weather. These great tips compiled by Wunderground help to outline a home preparedness checklist. It’s important to note that most long-distance travel during the holidays, 91% is done by personal vehicle, while 5-6% is done by air and 2-3% are done by bus train, ships or other according to the United Stated Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Winter Weather Driving
If you must travel this holiday season this checklist will ensure your vehicle is prepared for the harsh conditions ahead:
~Meteorologist Jessica Olsen
"Winter Weather Preparedness." Weather Underground. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Dec. 2016.
"U.S. Holiday Travel | Bureau of Transportation Statistics." U.S. Holiday Travel | Bureau of Transportation Statistics. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Dec. 2016. ...