While traveling is a fun and exciting experience, it’s important to prepare accordingly for your trip. You can never be too careful, especially when you’re visiting an area that is new to you. That’s why we compiled this list of safety tips for traveling on I-95 along the East Coast. Whether you drive alone or with your family, this information is helpful for planning your road trip itinerary.
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Your Checklist of Safety Tips for Traveling On I-95
Share Your Location With a Close Friend or Family Member
This may not sound like a big deal, especially if you are traveling along a major highway like I-95, but it’s always vital to have a contact that knows your trip route in case of an emergency.
Check Your Car Maintenance in Advance
Make sure that you don’t need an oil change, new tires, brake fluid, or any other maintenance-related issues fixed before your trip. Planning and pre-trip excitement can sometimes distract from preventable problems that can delay or cause unnecessary stops during your drive.
Notify Your Bank
Pack an Emergency Kit
Don’t Let Others Know You Are Traveling Alone
Stop at Busy, Well-Lit Areas
Plan Your Road Trip Ahead of Time
Find Safe Lodging
- Abingdon Manor - Latta, SC
- The Inn at Montchanin Village - Wilmington, DE
- Morrison House - Alexandria, VA
- The Berkeley Hotel - Richmond, VA
- Casa Monica Resort & Spa - St. Augustine
Make the most of your road trip on I-95 by booking a stay at Abingdon Manor. Our charming Inn sits in the safe and peaceful town of Latta. It’s only a 10-minute drive from Exit 181A and provides the perfect setting for a relaxing break. Make a reservation at our fine dining restaurant for an evening of delicious homemade dishes if you plan on arriving before 7 p.m. (seating is at 7:30 p.m.). Then head up to your beautiful, spacious guest room for a wonderful night of sleep before waking up to a tasty gourmet breakfast. You’ll feel rested and ready to go for another day of driving!
Start planning your drive today by booking one of our rooms! We look forward to welcoming you to our charming oasis!