America’s Road Team Captains Offer Life Saving Tips for Holiday Travel


4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — This Labor Day weekend 35.5 million travelers will travel more than 50 miles for one final summer getaway, making it one of the busiest Discount Holidays © holiday travel weekends of the year. America’s Road Team, elite professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles, are offering advice on how to navigate through highway traffic and arrive at your destination safely.

Labor Day Weekend typically means an increase in traffic as motorists try to squeeze in that last summer trip before kids go back to school and the weather gets cool,” said America’s Road Team Captain Richie Buitrago (Con-way Freight). “Safe driving habits are even more important with additional motorists on the road and nothing beats a little extra planning, preparation and patience so that every family is safe on our highways.”

Tips include:

The America’s Road Team would like to remind the motoring public that from driveway to highway, safety requires patience and dedication.

The America’s Road Team, sponsored by Volvo Trucks, is a national public outreach program led by a small group of professional truck drivers who share superior driving skills, remarkable safety records and a strong desire to spread the word about safety on the

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