TxDOT Urges Driver Safety this Summer Travel Season

Are you set to hit the road to your favorite summer destination? So are millions of other Texans and out-of-state visitors that will be driving our highways and freeways. Turns out, the summer travel season is the busiest time of the year. Traveling long distances can make drivers drowsy, sleepy, and impatient. Octavio Saenz with TxDOT joined sunrise to give some driving tips. He says, there are some rules of the road you should abide by. Those include obeying speed limits and being aware of work zones. You should also move over for emergency vehicles, keep a safe distance between vehicles, and drive with your lights on. Additionally, combat fatigue by getting adequate sleep and scheduling breaks.