Getting Road-Ready for Your Holiday Trip

Getting Road-Ready for Your Holiday Trip!

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are planning family road trips. Before you start your journey, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s in good condition. Here’s a quick checklist to help your journey as smooth and stress-free as possible.

Check Tyres:
Are your tyres are properly inflated?
Look for signs of wear and tear and don’t forget to check the spare tyre.

Battery Inspection:
If your car feels sluggish or is slow to start, don’t take any risks. Have it checked at an auto mechanic like JAX Tyres & Auto or Pedders. They’ll test and assess the health of your battery.

Fluid Levels:
Check engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, and coolant levels.
Top up if necessary.

Brake System:
Check your brake fluid levels and if brake pads and discs are in good condition.
If unsure, take your car to an auto mechanic.

Lights and Signals:
Ensure all lights (headlights, brake lights, turn signals) are working.
Replace any bulbs that have blown.

Wipers and Washer Fluid:
Inspect wiper blades for wear and tear.
Ensure washer fluid is filled.

Emergency Kit:
Do you have a basic emergency kit in your car?
Carrying essentials like a first aid kit, flashlight, and jump cables could help you during unexpected emergencies.

If you're unsure how to perform any of the checks mentioned above, ask an auto mechanic for assistance or a general service. A well-maintained vehicle helps ensure a safer and more enjoyable holiday.