Keep your car in check

SAFETY: Whether preparing for an annual holiday or just driving around town, it is important to have your car checked regularly, both by you and a professional.

SAFETY: Whether preparing for an annual holiday or just driving around town, it is important to have your car checked regularly, both by you and a professional.

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To ensure and trip down the road is stress and hassle free, you need to make sure your vehicle is well prepared and maintained.

A poorly maintained motor vehicle can not only be dangerous to you, the driver, but also to your passengers (usually family and friends) and other road users.

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Car maintenance should be done regularly with a list of essentials to check:

  • Fluid levels in the radiator and the cooling system. 
  • The battery. Does it have enough juice?
  • Tyres: Any signs of wear, replace them.
  • Spare tyre: Must be in good working order; you won’t want the backup to fail you.
  • Lights: Make sure headlights, high-beam, reverse, indicators and brake lights work. Replace any bulbs or fuses if needed.
  • Windscreen wipers: Check these are in good working order and change if needed.
  • Check the brakes to see if the pads show signs of wear.
  • If travelling with children check car seats and belts are in good working order.

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