Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Tips to Make Traveling Easier this Holiday Weekend

Many people across the country hit the road for Labor Day Weekend. With extended time off work, people plan celebrations and road trip around this end of summer holiday. Whether your traveling to your favorite shopping destination or for a short family getaway, more and more vehicles will be on the roadways this weekend. The best car dealership in central Missouri is here to help make your traveling experience even better. Take a look below for traveling tips from Spieler's Incorporated!

Check the Tires

Tires are a vital piece to a successful road trip. Before you hit the road, check the wear of your tires. If they are worn down, it may be time to consider replacing them. In addition to the longevity of your tires, it's also important to double check your tire pressure before you head out of town. Ensure all four tires are at the suggested air pressure level. This can help promote even tire wear and increase the life of your tires.

Change the Oil

If you are getting close to needing an oil change, it's best to get that taken care of before heading on your road trip. To help promote a smooth running engine, regular oil changes are vital for your vehicle. Give our maintenance department a call today to schedule your oil change before you hit the road.

Pack an Emergency Kit

An emergency kit in the trunk or back of your vehicle can come in handy. From flashlights to orange safety cones, it's important that this kit is well stocked and ready for you to use, should you need it. It's also a good idea to have jumper cables stashed away in your vehicle, should your battery run down for one reason or another.

Bring Plenty of Snacks

Especially if kids are traveling with you, it's important to have plenty of food on hand for your road trip. Many times children and adults will get cranky if they get hungry and that does not make for a pleasant situation inside a vehicle. Don't forget the water to keep you and all of your passengers well hydrated on your trip.

Plan your Route 

Before you leave, evaluate the route you plan to take to your destination. Ensure there are no road closures or major construction that could put a damper on your travel time. The roadways will be extra busy over the holiday weekend so allow extra time for traffic too!

With these travel tips in mind, you are now ready to hit the road! Get your holiday weekend off on the right track with a safe and easy trip to your destination. No matter if you are driving a few cities over or plan to travel to an out of state destination, these tips can help you prepare for a successful and positive experience on the roadways. Before you head out on your next excursion, be sure to swing by our California, MO car dealership for a quick tune up. Fresh oil and a double check of your tires can be done to ensure the safety of yourself and others on the roadway this holiday weekend. Lastly, Spieler's Inc. wishes you and yours a safe and happy Labor Day!

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Jefferson City, and California, MO Areas

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California, MO 65018
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