Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

Off To Grandma’s House You Go?

Are you heading out on the roads for Thanksgiving this year? Gas prices are low, the weather in Florida has been nice, and turkey dinner beckons. Gulf Coast Educators Insurance wants you to be safe while on the roadways this Thanksgiving. Here are a few tips on preparing for your road trip to “grandma’s house” this year.

•Prepare ahead of time. Map out the route in advance and factor in extra travel time due to the abundance of people driving by car for their turkey dinner
•Check your vehicle to make sure the tires are properly inflated, the car is oiled, the gas tank is full, and all maintenance tasks have been performed
•Stay safe by wearing your seat belt and have children in car seats
•Slow down and be prepared for delays
•Take frequent breaks and switch drivers if you need a rest
•Move over a lane for emergency vehicles (i.e. police) when traveling I-95, I-75, I-4 or other major multi-lane highways and interstates
•Don’t use cell phones or text while you are driving
•When you stop for a break, keep all valuables in the trunk or covered and lock your car when you leave it

Gulf Coast Educators Insurance wants you to have a very happy Thanksgiving. Obeying the rules of the road, maintaining your car, and being prepared for delays helps ease the stress of travel. Make sure that your car insurance is up to date and that you have enough coverage.

Gulf Coast Educators Insurance offers a variety of auto insurance products to Florida residents. Insurance policies can be obtained for cars, trucks, motorcycles, RV’s, campers and more. So no matter how you get to grandma’s house, be it on a motorcycle, car, or in a RV, Gulf Coast Educators Insurance will make sure that you have all of the auto insurance coverage that you need.

Auto insurance is necessary to protect you and your vehicle in the event of a car accident, theft of your vehicle, or vandalism to your vehicle. There are various policies available that offer different coverages and deductibles. To learn what policy works best for you, please contact us.

We offer 2 locations in southwest Florida to help with your auto insurance needs. Our knowledgeable and experienced insurance agents can help you review or obtain an auto insurance policy. To speak with an auto insurance agent at our Naples office, please call 239-591-0963, or for our Ft. Myers office please call 239-997-0420. We offer the best in auto insurance rates. Happy Thanksgiving!