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6407 West Lake Street


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Friday: 7am – 5pm

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Having the Best Visibility is Important

by | Oct 3, 2016 | Road Trips, Safe Driving Tips, Vehicle Safety Inspections, windshield wipers









Before driving, it is important to have the best visibility possible when traveling. This can help you to notice any issues that might be in the road. These could include objects or debris that may be in the path that you are driving on. Normally you should leave at least three seconds between the vehicle in front of you, and yourself. If the weather is poor, this distance should be doubled or tripled. It is also important to go to regularly scheduled maintenances. The vehicle can be inspected over for any issue that it may have. Parts that are starting to wear or become damaged can be noticed. This can help keep your vehicle lasting as long as possible, as well as being reliable.


Check the lights regularly


The lights of the vehicle will need to be inspected on a regular basis. Make sure to do so in a safe place out of the way of traffic. Make sure to check the headlights and the taillights. Not only do these help you to see, but also it can help others to see where you are. You should also walk around and check the blinkers on the vehicle. Blinkers are important because they can alert the vehicles around you of which way you are turning. This can also help to prevent an accident or rear-end collision. If you notice a bulb is out, make sure to bring the vehicle in and we can replace it for you. We can also inspect the lights and blinkers to ensure they are all working as effectively as they should be.


The Windshield Wipers


Part of making sure the windshield is clean and clear is to have effective windshield wipers. If the blades have cracks or tears in them, they should be replaced as soon as possible. This could lead to the wipers not efficiently wiping the windshield clean. Anytime there is an issue with the windshield wipers, you can be doing damage to the windshield as well. If there is debris on the blade, it can cause scratches to the windshield when they operate. Make sure to bring the vehicle in and we can inspect the windshield wipers for you. This can help you to have the best visibility possible when you drive.