Plan Your Maintenance in Advance
- Transmission and brake fluids
- Tire tread depth
Knowing where your car stacks up here, and staying on top of it, can spare you from a crisis and costly trip to the shop down the road.
Follow the Signs
Be Prepared for Emergencies
- Jumper cables
- First Aid kit
- Cellphone Charger
- Flashlight and batteries
- Water and non-perishable foods (Change these periodically as fluctuating temperatures can affect the stability of food.)
- Reflective vest
- Raincoat, small snow shovel, and snow brush
This list isn’t comprehensive, so do some research on what’s best to have in your car when you’ll need it most.
Jump into Action
Change is Good
Speaking of tires, now is the perfect time to learn how to change a tire if you don’t already know how. It can save you time and money and get you safely to a place to repair a flat. You could also make someone’s day by offering to change their tire as well.
These are but a few things you can implement to make you and your car safe this New Year. Head on into our Express Auto Repair & Service center, and we’ll gladly help formulate a New Year’s plan for your car’s maintenance and safety.