Stay Safe with Summer Driving Tips

Tips to stay safe during the busy summer season in Santa Cruz CA

Summer is finally here and that means road trips, getaways, vacation travel, and a rise in road work and congestion. So before you take off on your next adventure, check out the below tips to make sure your next road trip is a safe one.

Safe Summer Driving Tips near Sacramento CA

Safety First

The most important driving tip is to buckle your seatbelt each and every time you get in a car. Nearly 15,000 lives were saved due to seat belt use in 2016, according to the NHTSA. Proper seat belt usage provides safety and security, so don’t forget to remind your fellow travelers to buckle up.

Check for Recalls

Before you take off for that long summer road trip, be sure to find out whether a safety recall has been issued on your vehicle. If there is a safety recall, your manufacturer will fix the problem free of charge. Check for recalls on your vehicle here:

Sharing is Caring

With the warm summer weather, the roads can fill up quickly with bicycles, motorcycles, and increased foot traffic. Be sure to pay extra attention to your surroundings and leave extra space for your fellow road companions.

Get Your Car Serviced

Bring in your car for a free multi-point inspection - we’ll check your A/C system, test your lights, fill your tires, top off your fluids, and make sure you're road trip ready!

Car Doc Maintenance near Sacramento CA

Plus, check out our exclusive Car Doc maintenance program, which could save you thousands of dollars on maintenance services over the life of your vehicle. Did you know that all of our used cars come with two complimentary years of Car Doc?

Schedule Your Service Appointment Today!

We’ll make sure your beloved vehicle runs at its best all summer long. We service most makes and models, so be sure to take advantage of our expert service by scheduling a service appointment today.

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Prices shown are manufacturer suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license, or doc fee. Manufacturer vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please contact us with any questions.

**Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

For 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid, 115 combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 47 city/46 highway/46 combined MPG gasoline only rating. 13 mile maximum EV mode driving range rating. 570 mile combined gas-electric driving range rating. Based on 2014 EPA mileage and driving range ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, visit