It’s no secret that in today’s world we heavily rely on our vehicles. Taking good care of them will ensure their reliability for our needs and greatly increase the safety for everyone on the roadways.
October as a celebrated month for motorist awareness began in 1980 in the state of Ohio, and in 1981 was adopted on a national level. The event is observed by auto technicians, federal state and local agencies, non-profit organizations such as ours and many after-market entities.
Good car maintenance is crucial to keeping the highways and byways safe, but in addition to this proper maintenance will improve a vehicles gas mileage, help to extend the useful life expectancy, reduce the chances of breakdowns both major and minor, and most likely increase your cars resell value. The benefits far outweigh the time and energy used.
This time of year is an excellent choice for all of use to expand our awareness of vehicle maintenance. The changes that we will soon be experiencing in our temperature and weather will place demands on our cars that have not been experienced since the previous winter. We all want to make certain that tires are in good shape and that goes for the spare as well. A flashlight, jack and lug wrench are items that every car needs. Traffic is also increased this time of the year due to school bound transporters. Often these vehicles will be operated by young drivers who stand a great deal to gain by a little instruction by concerned adults on preventative maintenance. Many families can do the basic maintenance in their own and reduce frustrating events on the road.
We recommend that you keep some type of driving record or log book in your car. This will allow easy reference to items such as fuel mileage, oil change intervals, tire history, wiper blades, service intervals, transmission records and a variety of other titles. A simple inspection can help a great deal towards improving your car’s performance and reducing air pollution.
Thank you for visiting Car-Pro of San Antonio in San Antonio, TX. Count on our automotive repair technicians to keep your car, truck, suv, or van on the roads longer and safer.