SUMMER DRIVING TIPS
The average age of vehicles on American roads today recently reached an all-time high of 11.4 years, according to Polk market research. It’s been climbing steadily (the average was only 9.6 years in 2002), and Polk projects it will continue to rise.
Today’s vehicles are built better than ever, and with proper maintenance and care, they can endure a long time. With older vehicles on the road, though, proper preventive maintenance is more important than ever — especially when preparing for long summer road trips. You don’t want to be far from home with a vehicle full of luggage and kids when something on the vehicle wears out or fails due to age.
So follow these summer vehicle tips to keep your ride running right, beat the heat and conquer the miles ahead.