Driving Safety Tips for July 4th Weekend

Independence Day is right around the corner and July 4th weekend at the Lake can be really busy, but fun! From fantastic fireworks displays to delicious food that will make you want to keep coming back for more - the Lake area has so much to offer on this great holiday weekend. It's important to keep in mind that thousands of people can come to the Lake from all over and driving safely is a must! It takes all of us driving cautiously to make for a great, but safe weekend and our law firm at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to give you a few driving safety tips for July 4th weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you are the victim or a car accident in need of a Camden County personal injury attorney you can count on, call Phillps, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch today for your free consultation. We can be reached at (573) 346-7231.




Driving Safety Tips for July 4th Weekend


Pay attention more, speed less.

There are so many things people do while driving that can distract from the road, such as:


  • Texting
  • Eating
  • Applying Makeup
  • Grooming
  • Reading
  • Checking E-mail
Unfortunately, the list can go on. Pay attention and don't do these things while driving, especially on a holiday weekend at the Lake because the roads are much busier. You can also be more likely to get a ticket at the Lake of the Ozarks if you choose to speed on a holiday weekend. Law enforcement can tend to increase their traffic patrols and be heavier on a busy weekend such as July 4th weekend.


Get a safe ride home after consuming alcohol at a holiday party.

Do not drink at a 4th of July party at the Lake of the Ozarks and then try to drive home after. It just isn't worth it - plain and simple. Call a taxi or friend to come pick you up.




Interested in Getting Legal Advice from an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney at the Lake of the Ozarks?


Whether you've been the victim of a head-on collision or suffered from a slight fender bender, the personal injury attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks can assess your individual case, determine what your needs are, and plot a course of action calculated to achieve an outcome in accordance with your wishes. Being injured in an automobile collision or a slip and fall accident can quickly result in unpaid medical bills, lost wages, and demands by insurance companies for your personal medical records and medical history. An experienced personal injury attorney can advocate for you and for your rights when you are least able to do so for yourself. Call (573) 346-7231 for your free consultation today.



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