What Can I Do to Make My Car Safer?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance, Safety on Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 11:33 am
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How to Improve Your Car’s Safety 

Safety is an incredibly important feature of a vehicle. However, not all car buyers can afford a brand-new model with the best features available. If your vehicle doesn’t have multiple cameras, sensor alignment, and automatic signaling, what can you do? Here, at VanDevere Kia, we’ve found some great ways to make your car as safe as it can be.

Check Your Car 

Do what you can for your car on your own. Make sure you always keep a good amount of fuel in the tank, check your tire pressure, clean your windows for better visibility, and make sure all of your fluids under the hood are at optimal levels.  

Be Safe 

Being a good driver will help keep you safe. You can do this be focusing on what’s in front of you and following the rules of the road. Always wear your seat-belt. Don’t speed and drive cautiously. Turn off your phone. And always check your mirrors and blind spots when making turns and backing up. 

Car Collision in a Parking Lot

Man Calling for Help in the Snow

 

Be Healthy 

Your car’s safety won’t matter unless it also has a safe driver. Part of being safe means being attentive and alert, which requires you to have good health. To make sure you’ll be safe on the road you should get your eyes checked, don’t drive when tired, and make sure to see your doctor if you’re having any problems. Always make sure you’re in a good condition. 

Keep a Safety Kit 

In case of emergencies, keep a safety kit and extra supplies stored in your car. Smart items to include would be a first aid kit, jumper cables, a spare tire, a jack, non-perishable snacks, and a blanket, among whatever else you think you might need. 

Regular Maintenance 

Finally, the best way to make your car safer is for take it in for regular check-ups. Doing so will make sure that your car doesn’t have any problems that could potentially become major safety hazards while driving. Better to spend a little money at an auto shop than being stranded in the cold in the middle of nowhere.


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We hope this guide has been helpful. Be careful and stay safe out there on the road! If you’d like to know more tips and tricks regarding vehicles, or any other information regarding the automotive market, be sure to check out our blog. Feel free, as well, to give us a call or stop in for a visit if you’re looking to purchase a great Kia vehicle. At VanDevere Kia we’ll find the right car for you! 

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