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Prevent Accidents this Holiday with Routine Car Care, Montlick & Assoc.

Visit us each week to view two minute segments from the ABC noon news featuring Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi. We will be covering a wide range of topics to help keep your family safe. These segments are broadcast on WSB-TV in Atlanta. Research shows that most injuries are preventable through safety education and a little extra care, and we are committed to preventing injuries. Please feel free to share this information with your friends and family, and don't forget to sign up for our Free Safety Alerts and Legal Tips/Updates.

Follow These Precautions and Travel Safely This Holiday!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In this week's ABC News segment, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, reviews simple car maintenance that can help prevent serious auto accidents and keep you and your loved ones safe on the road this holiday. Watch the video and click on the links below to download our Holiday Road Trip Safety Checklist, plus other important safety guides to print out and keep in your glove box.


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Important Holiday Car Care Tips presented by Georgia Accident Attorneys, Montlick & Associates

Holidays often mean extended road trips; visiting out of town relatives for example, or perhaps taking a much-needed family vacation. In the rush to get ready for a big trip, however, many drivers overlook basic safety precautions, including routine car care that can help you prevent breakdowns and avoid serious car accidents. In fact, research indicates that eight out of ten vehicles on the road are in need of some kind of maintenance. That's why the Georgia Accident Attorneys at Montlick & Associates want to remind everyone about these important maintenance tips, and why we created our Holiday Road Safety Checklist to download and keep in your car.

Before you get on the road this holiday, please remember to:

  • Check your vehicle's fluids. This includes engine oil, power steering, brake, transmission fluids, and also your windshield washer solvent, and coolant.
  • Check hoses and belts to make sure none are cracked, brittle, frayed or loose.
  • Check your tires' air pressure and treads. Look for any uneven wear that could signal the need for a wheel alignment. Tires should also be checked for any bulges or bald spots.

These are just a few of the basic car maintenance procedures that should be performed routinely, and also before any extended trip. For more detailed information, please refer to this really helpful Car Care Guide.

The caring and compassionate Georgia Accident Attorneys at Montlick & Associates have handled tens of thousands of auto accident cases over the past 27 years. Unfortunately, many of the accidents could have been prevented by simple car care maintenance. Blown tires, worn down brake pads, and missing head or tail lights have been the cause of many of the accidents. If you are uncertain about performing some of the above checks on your own, you can visit a local repair facility for assistance.

As part of our mission to be the best personal injury law firm in Georgia and throughout the entire Southeast, the attorneys at Montlick and Associates will fight hard to get the best results for clients who suffer injury due to auto accidents, work accidents, injuries from defective products, and all other types of cases, including those involving wrongful death. Our experienced Georgia Accident Attorneys are also available to assist clients who have questions on how to handle an auto accident claim, how to file a worker's compensation claim, or handle a dispute regarding social security benefits. We serve clients throughout all of Georgia and the Southeast, including but not limited to Albany, Athens,Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Dalton, Gainesville, Macon, Marietta, Rome, Roswell, Savannah, Smyrna, Valdosta, Warner Robins and all smaller cities and rural areas in the state. No matter where you are located our attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Call us 24 hours a day/7 days a week for your Free Consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). You can also visit us online at and use our Free Case Evaluation Form or 24-hour Live Online Chat.

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Routine car maintenance can help you save thousands of dollars in repairs; but more importantly routine car care can help prevent serious automobile accidents.

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