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With the approach of winter and the holiday season, the Naval Safety Center is reminding Sailors of the hazards they can face while driving.
"The sad thing is we have a very high number of fatalities in the Navy in motor vehicles," said Bonnie Revell, the traffic safety specialist at the Naval Safety Center. "That's our number one killer."
Between the Thanksgiving and New Years holidays last year, 10 Sailors died on the roads in their off time.
To stay safe on the road, the Safety Center advises that Sailors do a number of things to prepare for driving.
"Sailors need to plan their trips," said Revell. "They …