Keep your side view mirrors free from bird poop and bird droppings that can damage the paint on your car, bird pecking, bird attacks, scratches and scuffs!
Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe summer driving - plus your cell phone and a real spare tire!
A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners. ~ Mignon McLaughlin
The heat of the summer months can means you've got to get your car ready for extreme temperatures. Even if you aren't going on a road trip, this video has valuable tips to keep you from having a roadside emergency.
The mechanic in this video has a handy checklist telling you exactly what to do to prepare your car before the heat of summer arrives.
Some of the hottest temperatures in the country happen during an Arizona summer. Here's a cautionary tale about not preparing your car for the scorching heat of the season. But above all else, make sure your car or truck has an emergency kit in the trunk for just in case.
Want to avoid ruining your weekend of summer fun? Then be sure to get you trailer in shape before pulling that boat or ATV. This video shows you what to do before you hit the road.
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.
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.
~ Ellen Goodman