The three Ps’ of auto care to make sure your vehicles are ready for any situation.
1. Preventative – Reduce the chance of unplanned, costly car trouble by following a vehicle service schedule and performing routine maintenance.
2. Proactive: If you find your vehicle needs repairs, be sure to address them in a timely manner to avoid more extensive work down the road. Before traveling longer distances, perform a pre-trip inspection before your journey begins so you have an opportunity to have any repairs made by a trusted technician before hitting the road.
3. Prepared:Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle in case an unexpected situation arises. The kit should include jumper cables, first-aid kit, flashlight with extra batteries, water, tool set, extra brake oil, power steering fluid, engine oil etc. Be sure your cell phone is fully charged.
“Emergencies and natural disasters come in a variety of forms. Being car care aware and taking proactive steps in advance will help ensure that your vehicle is in proper working order so you will be better prepared if you encounter a problem while on the road.”
Being prepared for a disaster also means getting your car ready to go at a moment”s notice and restocking an emergency kit for the unexpected.