Recommendations for safe travel by car

Whether they are short trips through the Spanish geography or a long car trip to visit other countries, when we choose the car as a means of transport it is essential to observe certain security measures when planning the trip.

During the summer months They multiply road trips (in Spain, only in July and August, occur in the order of 80 million trips, there is nothing). And with so many people and so many cars in action, we must be extremely careful to arrive safely at our destination. So today we want review some tips, that surely you have already heard before, but that cannot be forgotten under any circumstances. Your safety and yours is at stake.

Tips not to be forgotten

It is true that each journey by car is just as important, and that even if it is a short trip, you have to extreme caution, but now in summer it is even more necessary to do it, if possible. It is in these vacation months when more road trips are recorded. Here are some tips to make your car trips as safe as possible. Remember them and put them into practice.

- To start, we have to check the itinerary before getting behind the wheel, to avoid future stress and distractions. And, if you are lost, do not make foolishness by rectifying the trajectory suddenly. Stay calm and continue until you can stop or change direction.

- Yes, for any reason you couldn't rest enough, don't start the journey. It's worth putting it off for a few hours until you're in top shape.

- Before leaving, check the car to make sure it is in perfect condition. Check the levels and pressure of the wheels. And when you go to load the trunk, distributes the weight in a balanced way. Do not put loose objects in the rear tray, they could be thrown in the event of an accident.

- Finally, forget expectations. You should never set an arrival time. Every trip is different and they can unforeseen. Failure to meet the time targets could cause you to drive faster. The best thing is that you relax and enjoy the trip.

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