Check your tyre pressure- Before heading out on a long you need to make sure that your tyre pressure is correct. This will save you fuel and makes you car tyre a lot safer. If you're unsure about what your tyre pressure should be you can take a look in your car manual. Most cars come with a car manual but if you have bought it second hand without one then contact your cars manufacture and ask the question.
Checking your car fluids- Making sure your car has the correct oil, engine coolant, brake fluid and windshield water fluid levels is vital for your car to run smoothly and efficiently. Always carry spare fluids for your car in case you notice that they are low when travelling far away from home.
Getting comfortable on your journey- When on long journeys make sure that you get into a comfortable driving position. Trying to get comfy whilst driving can distract you from what is happening on the road and when driving you should always be focused on driving and not what position you're sat in.
Always carry a spare- When heading out on a long car journey you will need to make sure that your spare tyre is road worthy and safe if it's needed. Many people break down with a flat tyre at the side of the road but have no spare to replace it with and spend hours waiting for help. This can be avoided by making sure you have a spare tyre in your car at all times.
Get any major repairs done- If your car needs any major repairs done then make sure these are carried out before heading out on a long journey. Cars are usually quite reliable as they rarely breakdown when driving but if your car needs a repair and you know about it, you're running a major risk by not getting it repaired before you head out. The cars that you take your driving lessons Sheffield in are very reliable and will rarely breakdown on your driving lessons.
Making sure that you make a checklist of the above and carry them all out before going out will ensure that you have a safe and comfortable journey. You're taught on your driving lessons in Sheffield and other cities throughout the UK to do the above before you start to drive to make sure you understand what you have to do when travelling without your instructor.
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