Time to Hit the Road: Car Safety Tips

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During the summer, many of us decide to go on vacation. Here are some useful tips that you should follow to reach your destination safely.

Plan ahead :

  • Make sure to check your trip itinerary details often before departing.
  • Use a GPS.
  • Plan on visiting a few places on your way in case of bad weather or gained extra time.
  • Plan to avoid peak traffic hours to travel.

Do a car inspection prior to your trip (few key points):

  • Check the battery and air conditioning system.
  • Fill up the car with gas.
  • Check the air pressure in your car’s tires.
  • Do not overload the car with belongings.

Safety tips :

  • Be sure to buckle up, especially your children.
  • Do not drink and drive.
  • Take breaks regularly and share the driving.
  • Do not forget snacks and water!
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