SUMMER ROAD SAFETY REMINDERS

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:

  1. 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.

  1. Get Your Car Serviced

Regular maintenance including tune-ups, oil changes, battery checks, and tire rotations helps prevent breakdowns.

  1. 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
  • Lights
  • Emergency Roadside Kit
  • Tires

More information is here.

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