The easiest and safest way to ensure that your vehicle is in top operating condition, and is safe to drive, is to bring it in to your local mechanic at Exhausts and Mechanical in Labrador & Biggera Waters, QLD.
We will thoroughly check your car and report any mechanical or safety issues.
However, if you want to have a go at it yourself, this blog may provide some helpful pointers for you.
Or it just may confirm for you that you really do need to bring your modern car to the professionals.
Pre-Drive Checklist to Ensure Vehicle Safety
Before setting out for a drive, completing a pre-drive checklist will ensure that your car achieves the maximum level of safety and performance out on the road.
When performing a pre-drive checklist, it is important to inspect the exterior of your vehicle for damage, underneath your vehicle for fluid leaks, and the condition of your tires.
For a closer look at a pre-drive checklist, watch this video from Car and Driver. Pre-Drive Checklist to Ensure Vehicle Safety – Top Driver
Matt is a Class A vehicle inspector for the state of Virginia discussing how to prepare a vehicle for annual safety inspection.
Or you could just get us to do it for you at Exhausts and Mechanical in Labrador & Biggera Waters, QLD.
A regular vehicle checkup is important, even if your state does not require annual inspections.
An important part of safe driving involves having your car set up properly for you personally.
So . . .
Does your car ‘fit’?
By 2030, there will be an estimated 59 million people older than age 65 in the U.S. and they’re expected to represent one in four licensed drivers.
Independence remains critical to seniors and that includes driving.
However, as people age, their vehicle may not be as comfortable or safe to drive.
That’s why the CarFit program is offered.
CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles fit them.
Keys to Long Lasting Vehicle
New cars cost so much these days.
Add financing and insurance and, well a new vehicle may not seem so attractive.
A lot of people are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.
The good news is that with the current state of automotive engineering and manufacture, there’s no reason a modern vehicle can’t be made to last for a 200,000 kms or more.
There is an old saying that says, ‘a stitch in time saves nine’ and that is really true when it comes to taking care of your car. A great example is coolant service.
Over time, coolant becomes corrosive and actually starts to damage your radiator and Keys to Long Lasting Vehicle