Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Plan Ahead

"When you travel you need to start develop Safe habits." So whether it's for business or pleasure, developing and maintaining good safety habits, including health safety, while traveling is important. Probably one of the best safety habits you can develop is research. Before you travel to any city or destination, perform some research. Nowadays it's easy to go online and find information for nearly anything or any place. Use this to your advantage. Check out cities, hotels, places to eat, whatever. You could also talk to other people who have traveled there before. Plan your route in advance and stick to well-lit and well-traveled places. Having an idea beforehand of what you can expect is vital. Be aware of your surroundings at all times and always maintain a confident composure. You never want to look as if you're unsure about yourself or the area.Use the buddy system. It is always safest to travel in the company of others. The more family or friends, the better. Remember, there is safety in numbers. A person traveling alone is more of a target than two or more together. Not only is this a good safety precaution but having someone to share the driving can help reduce fatigue, which can lead to the inability to think or act clearly.

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