This Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial beginning of summer, many feel a renewed sense of hope as COVID-19 infection rates fall and vaccinated individuals are given the green light to travel.
Over 37 million Americans are planning trips of more than 50 miles from their homes this weekend, according to AAA, an increase of more than 60 percent from last year, but still 6 million fewer than 2019's pre-pandemic travelers that weekend.
Drivers are reminded to exercise caution on the roads, as Memorial Day has some of the highest car accidents, with alcohol consumption as a major contributing factor.
Triple-I recently spoke to Forbes magazine about avoiding some of the other dangers during the summer, including car theft. , barbecue fires and dog bite responsibilities.
We hope you take the extra precautions outlined in the Forbes article – and review your insurance coverage – and have a safe, healthy summer.