6. Road safety - check that your vehicle is well maintained

Please check that your vehicle is well maintained and serviced:

  • Check your tyres

  • Keep your battery fully charged

  • In bad weather reduce your speed

  • Adjust your driving to the weather conditions

  • Make sure wipers and lights are in good working order

  • Be aware that hail, heavy snow and rain reduce visibility

  • Add anti-freeze to the radiator and winter additive to the windscreen washer bottles

  • Check that tyres have plenty of tread depth and are maintained at the correct pressure

  • Wash the car frequently to get rid of the salt and dirt that builds up in bad weather 

Road safety - leaflet

Here is a Take Extra Care leaflet, so that you can download it:

Take extra care ON THE ROADS - leaflet (new window, PDF 179KB)

Take Extra Care

Please use the link below to view the Take Extra Care campaign:

Take Extra Care

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Check that your vehicle is well maintained and serviced