Regardless of whether you’re heading out on a road trip, it is so important to routinely check your vehicle and to do these essential vehicle checks to make sure it is safe for the road.
If you are planning a road trip, it is even more important to make time for these essential checks before you set off. Why? Usually, road trips involve heavier loads and longer distances so there’s more strain on your car and, you’ll be further from home.
The great thing about these basic vehicle checks though, is that you don’t need to be a mechanic to complete them.
You can do these essential vehicle checks yourself.
I’ve just converted @wheresmolliesvan (see my van conversion series on YouTube) and so, in preparation for van life, I took the time to run all of these checks and to get to know my vehicle a little better. Whilst doing so I created a vlog for you to use as a road trip checklist.
Road trips are the best, right? But not so much when you break down and you’re sat waiting for help on the roadside. So take some time to get to know your vehicle ahead of your road trip and get some peace of mind, knowing that you’re putting your best foot forward.
In this blog post, I’m going to share a list of the essential vehicle checks that you should do before you head out on a road trip to minimise anything going wrong and to maximise the fun on your next road trip adventure.