At Harrell Agency, we are all about spending time with family and having a good time... but doing it safely! Labor Day is fast-approaching, and we wanted to share a few safety tips for celebrating this wonderful holiday weekend safely.
While Labor Day is not the most-traveled holiday, it still can account for around 35 million people taking advantage of the 3-day weekend. Of those 35 million travelers, a large majority will most likely be driving to their vacation destinations. Be extra cautious when driving this weekend, and be sure to check your tire pressure, fluids and properly secure anything outside of your vehicle.
Boating is another popular Labor Day favorite. If you are planning on taking your boat out this Labor Day weekend, make sure you are extra careful! Reports show that boating accidents usually triple during summer holiday weekends. If you are planning a boating trip, just be extra attentive and avoid crowded areas. There will be a lot of inexperienced – and uninsured – boaters out on the water this weekend!
You might not make it through the weekend without firing up your grill. July is the peak month for grill fires, and August is the fourth-highest month. Three quick tips to reduce the chance of your grill leading to fire damage or injury:
Labor Day is one of our favorite holidays! Enjoy the time off, and take a load off. Just be sure to take into account these tips and have a happy and safe Labor Day weekend, from your favorite Kissimmee insurance agents.