Christmas is only two days away and you’re probably scrambling around to get last minute gifts and packing for the holidays! Will you be driving out of town to celebrate the holidays? If you are, don’t overlook safety prepping and safe driving skills while on the road. The roads are really crowded this time of year and we want to ensure that you and your family are safe while on the road. That’s why our team at our Toyota dealership in Orlando has gathered a list of things to prep and be ready for once you hit the road. We hope you and your family have a safe and happy holiday!
Safe driving tips for your holiday road trip!
We tend to get excited for the holidays and we end up focusing on gift wrapping and delicious dishes that we forget about safety. Traveling to your holiday parties are fun and you can’t wait to get there, but you need to be careful while you’re on the road. The roads will be crawling with jolly people; they might be so jolly that they’ll easily get distracted. Our Orlando Toyota team really wants to keep you safe on the road. That’s why we want to share these safe driving tips with you:
The first you should do before hitting the road is ensure that you’re behind the wheel of a safe vehicle! Bring your car to one of our Toyota Service Center in Orlando and have one of our certified technicians inspect your car. They’ll make sure the brakes are intact and that the wheels are ready to take on miles. Our Orlando Toyota Service Team will have your car ready in no time!
Plan your route
Check the best routes to get to your holiday destination. You should also plan alternate routes in case of traffic jams. If you have a navigation system integrated into your Orlando Toyota car plug in the address. With the real time traffic it will be able to determine the safest route you should take with your family. It’ll also determine which route will get you there the quickest.
If you’re bringing little ones along, make sure to safely install the car seats. They can be tricky to install! If you’re unsure how to properly install it bring your car and your car seat to a fire department. They can help you properly install the car seat.
Have a jolly holiday with these safe driving tips from Toyota of Orlando!
Brush up on those defensive driving skill for safe driving! There’ll be plenty of cars on the road. Make sure to keep your focus on the road and that you’re within a safe distance from surrounding cars.
Prep for emergencies
Even though you’ll be using safe driving techniques on the road, there are things you can’t prevent from happening! You should pack an emergency kit and have a plan in place, such as who to call and what to do. You’ll be prepared for anything!
If you have any questions regarding safe driving tips please contact our Toyota dealerships in Orlando, call (866) 945-0493.