|PRACTICE PARKING LOT SAFETY|
|Posted on: Nov. 18, 2017 in Driving|
Black Friday, the first major shopping day of the holiday season, is less than a week away. Shopping centers and mall will be overflowing with people – and so will the parking lots! You might be surprised to learn that 14% of auto insurance claims are due to accidents in parking lots, according to AAA.
Whether you’re shopping for family and friends or just trying to pick up some essentials, here are some tips to help you avoid parking lot collisions.
Choose Your Spot Wisely
The Rules of the Road Still Apply
Just because you’re in a parking lot, don’t drive in an unsafe manner. These tips still apply:
Put Your Phone Down
Driving in a parking lot is no different than driving on the road when it comes to cell phone usage. If the car is in motion, the phone should be off and out of reach. You’ll need all your focus to watch for other cars and shoppers!
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