It’s too hot to be on the side of the highway

Posted on by Defensive Driving Team | in The Daily Drive

I could tell by the look on their face this morning, it was going to be a long day.   Have you ever had your car break down on the side of the road in the summer?   I have as a passenger and kid.   The summer road trip with dad back east and it was on the George Washington bridge in NYC.   Not a good spot to lose your engine.   Too many miles, not enough fluid.    The result was we had to go to a garage we were towed to and that was a very long day for dad with the three kids.

Proper vehicle maintenance is important all times of the year.   If your vehicle breaks down, especially in a big city, it can be a very dangerous and difficult scenario.   The gentlemen this morning with his hood up on the side of the road had a vehicle which was clearly overheated.   Now he was in for a long morning and with steer and clear rules, but an expensive one at that.   Add in the heat and humidity and I am sure it was not just his car that was hot.

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