Car Safety – Tips for Long Travels
Planning to go a long road trip across a few states/provinces? Well you’re going to need a few things before you can ride off. Remember, it may be a fun trip, but you have to make sure your trip is safe so you’ll avoid any accidents. Below are a few tips for those long drives.
Have the car checked Always make sure that you have your car checked before heading for your trip. Do this a few days before so you’ll save time. Have the oil, locks, engine, wipers, lights and tiers looked over and make sure they’re in good condition. Your car is going to take a lot in long drives so if your car repair guy says that you need to change something or notices something wrong, have it double checked and fixed right away.
Bring lights Always bring some kind of light source with you. You can get LED bulbs, even battery powered ones, in most hardware stores. Never forget to bring a flashlight, place it under your glove compartment or in your car toolbox. It’s important to have some kind of light source especially if you’re driving at night. You might need to stop over to check something and you definitely don’t want to go out of your car in the dark. LEDs are also really useful when you get into an accident and you need to let other drivers know that you’re there. Place them on the sides of your car and people will definitely notice you.
Gas up Maintain a good level of gas while you’re on the road. Don’t wait for your tank to go nearly empty before you refill. You should also have some gas stored inside a safe container at the back of your car. In case you’re driving out in the middle of nowhere and there’re no gas stations in sight, you have some gas to keep you running. For comments and questions, feel free to contact our customer support hotline.