Summer Driving Tips
With the weather changing, you certainly cannot deny the fact that the seasons are changing and yes, they are surely getting warmer by the minute. That is because soon after spring, summer will soon be here.
For drivers, welcoming summer is good news for them. You see, most believe that running and driving around in icy road conditions is far off worse compared to driving under the hot sunshine. Well, summer has its own share of disadvantages that is why it is important to follow some tips recommended by auto experts to ensure and increase your chances of safe summer trips.
Before you drive off for a long journey, it is important that you do have your car checked first. This should be done at least a week before you go on that journey. Also, it is necessary that you have your car undergo a full service. This way, if there are any parts that need changing, you can always repair them as soon as possible. Also, if there is a need to do maintenance, then it would be the right time for that. Before you start your engine and start your summer crusade for fun, check the following first: your carís engine, oil fluid, brake fluid, clutch fluid, battery electrolyte, tire pressure, and windscreen washer reservoir.
Always have some spare kits and some spare parts available during the entire duration of your trip. That way, if you do encounter some minor problems that could be easily remedied, then you would be saving yourself the trouble of waiting for help to arrive and you also would be helping your pocket for you would not have to spend on somebody elseís services just to fix any problem. Important items in your spare kit should include a fan belt, some radiator hoses, bulbs, points, a condenser, a pair of spark plugs as well as a roll of insulating tape.
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About the Author: Joe Thompson is the owner of a successful auto body shop in Ferndale, California. This 38 year old is also a prolific writer, contributing automotive related articles to various publications.