How To Plan A
Perfect Road Trip ???
Then, Here are some check
lists that can make your trip
a memorable one.
Decide the route.
Estimate the distance.
Dont ignore the brief stops.
Think Twice About The Budget:
Decide your Budget.
Estimate the hidden costs.
Be sure to include food & lodging.
Make Your Ride Ready:
Ensure your vehicle is roadworthy.
Make sure your car insurance and registration are up to date.
Be sure about the
scheduled and preventive maintenance.
What is scheduled and preventive maintenance ??
Lets have a look ???
These are the checks which you should make before
you hit the road.
Check Your Tire Pressure:
Driving on underinflated tires can reduce the fuel efficiency
while overinflated tires having
risk of blowing out.
Tightening your lug nuts can also be a good idea.
Check On Your Spare:
Make sure your spare tire inflated and in good condition.
Keep special fluids intact and all other necessary spares that you might need.
Check Your Fluid Levels:
There are several key fluid levels which are essential and need special procedures to check. The key fluid levels include:
Engine Oil Engine Coolant
Brake Fluid Windshield- Washer fluid
Maps And GPS:
Keep Your Maps and GPS perfectly ready as GPS will help you for navigating your route but a large paper map will be much better for providing a crystal view of your route.
Have your vehicle registration papers, insurance documents and the contact information of your dealer, insurer etc.
Electronics And Tunes:
Make sure you have all the electronic equipment
like music players or playlist for your entertainment but dont forget to carry the chargers
Road trip is a good time for your battery maintenance. Check the fluid, terminals and if possible have a set of jumper cables.
Personal Emergency Kit:
Make sure you have all of the
important stuffs which are
essential for a long road trip :
First aid kit Flashlight
Matches or other fire
starter Instant food
Lights And Wiper Blades:
Take a ride to your mechanic to check that all your lights are working also make sure the
windshield wipers are in proper shape.
Have a list of the needs of your all trip members and dont forget to grab the things they want. Make sure you have every small requirements with you before leaving for the trip.