Driving in harsh weather is a scary and normally unexpected task that all Arizona drivers will ultimately face. It’s always good to know what to do in unsafe driving conditions. The experts of used cars in Arizona at Drive Now want you to know how you can stay safe on the roads and drive carefully when during inclement weather.
Whether you’re heading out with your friends for Spring Break or packing up the family to head across country, don’t leave home without Phoenix Drive Now’s road trip tips for safety, packing, and saving money.
What You Need to Know Before You Head Out On the Road
Before you leave for your trip, we recommend getting a vehicle inspection. Stop by Drive Now’s service center or your local garage to have a professional check all the fluid levels, the quality of your wiper blades, belt and hose connections, tire pressure, turn signals, and headlights. Also, prepare by keeping tools and a safety kit in your trunk.
The following should always be within reach when you open your trunk: bottled water, a tire iron, first-aid kit, reflectors, and flares. Make sure your spare tire is in working order too. You don’t [...]
You may have seen from your time on the road that transportation via bicycle is becoming more and more common. Dealerships like Drive Now that sell used cars in Phoenix, AZ are teaming up to educate our customers and all other drivers the best practices for sharing the road with bicyclists. Check out these tips the used cars Phoenix AZ experts at Drive Now have to share:
Leave enough space
Some state laws require drivers to leave at least three feet of space between their car and any cyclists ahead. Leave enough room between your car and bicycle riders ahead of you.
Turn cautiously and don’t forget to yield
Cyclists ride on the right side of the road, so you may hit an unsuspecting rider with a quick turn. Check your mirrors and be aware of blind spots before turning. [...]
The holiday season is right around the corner which means a lot of traveling plans are in the works. We load our cars packed with gifts, luggage, and food, but most importantly with our family and loved ones. Among the precious cargo- our husbands, wives, children, and ourselves – our pets are some the most vulnerable while traveling. Understanding the proper safety precautions while driving will protect your dog or cat, passengers, as well as the driver. That’s why Drive Now decided to put together these 3 important tips to keep your pet safe while traveling this season.
Plan Ahead Of Time
Wherever you are traveling this season, get a head start by thinking about the routes and weather conditions you might be traveling in. It’s important to make sure there will be stops [...]