Stay Safe with Summer Driving Tips
Tips to stay safe during the busy summer season in Birmingham AL
Summer is finally here and that means road trips, getaways, vacation travel, and a rise in road work and congestion. So before you take off on your next adventure, check out the below tips to make sure your next road trip is a safe one.
Safe Summer Driving Tips near Birmingham
The most important driving tip is to buckle your seatbelt each and every time you get in a car. Nearly 15,000 lives were saved due to seat belt use in 2016, according to the NHTSA. Proper seat belt usage provides safety and security, so don’t forget to remind your fellow travelers to buckle up.
Check for Recalls
Before you take off for that long summer road trip, be sure to find out whether a safety recall has been issued on your vehicle. If there is a safety recall, your manufacturer will fix the problem free of charge. Check for recalls on your vehicle here: nhtsa.gov/recalls
Sharing is Caring
With the warm summer weather, the roads can fill up quickly with bicycles, motorcycles, and increased foot traffic. Be sure to pay extra attention to your surroundings and leave extra space for your fellow road companions.
Get Your Car Serviced
Bring in your car for a free multi-point inspection – we’ll check your A/C system, test your lights, fill your tires, top off your fluids, and make sure you’re road trip ready!
Plus, check out our exclusive Car Doc maintenance program, which could save you thousands of dollars on maintenance services over the life of your vehicle. Did you know that all of our used cars come with two complimentary years of Car Doc?
Schedule Your Service Appointment Today!
We’ll make sure your beloved vehicle runs at its best all summer long. We service most makes and models, so be sure to take advantage of our expert service by scheduling a service appointment today.