How to Travel Safely in the Summer Vacation
Travel safely this summer; these are the keys:
With the summer vacations, much of the displacements we are going to make will be along the roads and highways. Either to move to those coastal tourist sites nor take another means of transport, a plane, or train.
This summer, travel safely; It must be the required number. For this, we must take into account many factors that can affect our trips, such as temperature, driver’s sleep, or even the condition of the vehicle.
Nowadays many of the vehicles already have air conditioning systems or air conditioners that make road trips a real wonder, leaving behind those years where you travel crammed in cars, without air conditioning and other comforts of current vehicles.
After several hours of driving, experts recommend that we take a break, either to stretch our legs, have a drink, nor clear our minds a bit from the road.
And it is that these previous points are essential to travel safely, but we must also take into account the state of our vehicle before going out to make one of these summer trips.
As a general rule, we must review the following these points of our vehicle:
1º MOT in force: we must have the MOT of our vehicle up to date, on the one hand, because it is mandatory by law and on the other hand because it is for our safety since these checkpoints verify the state of our vehicle to be able to roll in tranquility
You can ask for it on this link if you are from the community of Madrid.
2º Check the wheels: it is the only element of the vehicle that is in contact with the asphalt, so we must take into account when making a trip. These must be in good condition. For this, we will check the general condition and how much is left to reach the witnesses who indicate that they should replace it.
3º Liquids: Having the liquids as the manufacturer marks us is essential to reach our destination since, without them, we will not get a good performance of the vehicle components. We must also fill the windshield washer fluid, preferably with a special fluid for it, and that facilitates the elimination of mosquitoes.
4º Load the packages and suitcases well: this is essential to go stable on a trip, we must distribute the weight of the packages in our trunk and not carry the heaviest on one side of our vehicle.
Likewise, we must not carry any cargo in the cabin that can shot in braking or the worst case in an accident.
5º If we carry a trailer: we must pay attention to the condition of the bearings, the wheels, and that all the lights are working properly so that other vehicles can see us easily.
And these are our five tips that will make driving safer this summer, and you, what advice do you follow before going on a trip? Let us know in the comment box.