He offers these recommendations, as well:
- Do not leave children unattended near water. Make sure they can swim. Always have them wear flotation devices, because it only takes a few seconds for them to get in.
- Always wear your seatbelt.
- Don’t text while driving, as it is one of the rising causes for avoidable car accidents.
- Control yourself when consuming alcohol.
“We often see people do things when intoxicated that sound like fun or a good idea at the time that they would never have done if sober,” he says.