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Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe summer driving - plus your cell phone and a real  spare tire! 

Car Emergency Kit

The First Steps to Summerize Your Car


In the depth of winter, I finally learned there is an invincible summer. ~ Albert Camus


Checking the oil, antifreeze, tires and battery with an unbiased eye is a good way to begin your car’s summerization process. Here are the steps to begin the process of preparing your car for the heat.

Summer's coming, so use these 10 tips to get your car ready for the hot-weather driving season.

Summer weather can be hot and extremely dry. But if you follow this advice to prepare your car or truck, you - and your vehicle - will be in good shape for the sweltering months.

Aside from poor visibility or rain, weather conditions are usually not the cause of car accidents on the highway during the summer months; summer drivers need to slow down, pay attention to the roads, ditch talking on the cell phone or texting (check your state's laws) while driving behind the wheel. 

Follow the steps in this video to make sure your car or truck is prepared for the summer season's extreme heat. These tips will help you save gas - and money too - while motoring in the sunshine!

Back to: Summerize Your Car - Part 1 

- The First Step for Summerizing Your Car
- Summerizing Your Car (video)
- 10 Simple Steps to Summerize Your Car
- Summerizing Your Car for Adverse Weather
- Preparing Your Car For Summer (video)
- Summerizing Your Car: A Short Checklist
- Summer, Your Car, and You
- How Ready is Your Vehicle for Summer?

No matter how well you plan, stuff can happen when you're driving your car or truck in the summer's heat. Best to have these items in your trunk just in case that emergency crops up.


 Coolant


  Oil 


  Duct Tape


  GPS 



Car Emergency Kit 



 Jack

 

Cell Phone


The automobile changed our dress, manners, social customs, vacation habits, the shape of our cities, consumer purchasing patterns, common tastes and positions in intercourse.~ John Keats