Drive Safely This Summer
Road trips. This surely is one of the major activities people all around the country do come the summer season, aside of course from barbecuing on their backyards and going to the beach to catch some rays of the sun. And according to Insurance.com, one of the country’s leading and largest auto insurance agencies that offer services online, summer is also one of the most popular times for road trips.
With this, Insurance.com is aiming at assisting and lending a helping hand to drivers who are out to take on the road. The summer driving season sure has already started but the summer traffic and the volume of cars on the roads is sure to increase as well. And when this happens, it is also very much unlikely that the number of car accidents is also bound to increase. And this auto insurance agency is also set on keeping drivers and motorists safe through driving tips. Dave Roush, the CEO for Insurance.com, even states, “July, August, and September are the most popular months for automobile accidents to occur. This is due in large part to the fact that motorists are covering more miles in a day.”
Insurance.com shares with the driving and motoring public some tips so as to keep driving safety to a complete maximum for this summer. The agency says that it is indeed important to check your car’s tire air pressure before you set out on a trip. You should also check the oil level of your car. The air filter of your vehicle should also be replaced as well as worn out parts. There are plenty of auto parts stores that offer discount yet high quality parts like Torino Ford parts among many others.
When you are already on the road, as the driver, you should observe the posted speed limits on the roads and highways you are on. They have been posted there not only for show but for all drivers to follow. Your trip route should also be planned in advance so that you would know what to expect and where to go as well as help you save much on gas. And the most important tip that the insurance agency shares is to keep a first aid kit, roadside assistance kit, and emergency phone numbers always ready in your vehicle.
About the Author: Chuck, a 38 year old freelance writer from Charleston, South Carolina, has been specializing on automotive-related articles and news. He has a degree in Automotive Technology.