The roads and weather conditions in the summer can impact on vehicle performance, as well as wear and tear.
While some breakdowns aren’t preventable, by taking time to inspect your vehicle regularly in extreme weather, especially before a long journey, some could be.
Have a garage check
If you plan to travel with a caravan don’t forget to check the tyre conditions and the braking system.
Prepare properly for long distances by planning your route and make sure you have all the essentials including refreshments, additional oil, water and windscreen wash, and an up-to-date road map or satellite navigation system.