If you plan to travel this winter, get tools to help you avoid hassles and stay safe.
Check weather forecasts before starting your journey and, if you will be drinking alcohol at any events, designate a sober driver, take a taxi, or make other arrangements to ensure your safety and the safety of others.
Road and Train Travel
Identity thieves steal your personal information to commit fraud. They can damage your credit status and make it difficult to restore your good name.
Visit our Prevent and Report Identity Theft page for tips on reducing your risk of becoming a victim.
Impaired driving claims thousands of lives every year. Make plans so that you don’t have to drive after drinking.
If you’re shopping for last minute toys this holiday season, keep your children’s safety in mind.
Cyber crimes come in a variety of forms, including identity theft, fraud, and viruses. Reduce your chances of becoming a victim by taking these important steps online:
- Set strong passwords, change them regularly, and don’t share them with others.
- Keep your operating system, browser, and other critical software optimized by installing updates.
- Use privacy settings and limit the amount of personal information you post online.
- Be cautious about offers. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Get additional information about protecting yourself online and reporting incidents from the Department of Homeland Security.