Summertime is for road trips, but before you depart with your family in a car review these National Highway Traffic Safety Administration summer driving safety tips:
- Check for Recalls
The NHTSA’s Vehicle Identification Number look-up tool lets you enter a VIN to learn if a specific automobile has been repaired as part of a safety recall.
- Get Your Car Serviced
Regular maintenance including tune-ups, oil changes, battery checks, and tire rotations helps prevent breakdowns.
- Review Your Vehicle Safety Checklist
Review the following items on your vehicle safety checklist before you go on a road trip:
- Air Conditioner Performance
- Cooling System
- Fluid Levels
- Belts and Hoses
- Wiper Blades
- Floor Mats
- Emergency Roadside Kit
More information is here.