Important car safety checks and planning to do before a road trip
The key to a successful road trip is preparation. From emergency roadside assistance to packing your car safety kit, here's what to check with your car before you leave on a road trip.
You’ve planned out your travel route, packed your bags, loaded the car, and are off on that long-awaited road trip. But are you fully prepared from a vehicle safety perspective?
RACV Training Manager for Auto Services Peter Smith says you can never be too careful when it comes to vehicle safety, especially when embarking on a road trip.
“Incidents and breakdowns on the road happen more often than you think." says Smith. Of course, having comprehensive car insurance and emergency roadside assistance in place is critical before heading off, but ensuring your car is in safe working order can give you additional confidence and comfort on the road.”
So, before you take off on your road trip this summer, ensure your car is safe by completing these crucial safety checks.