Hutch’s Road Trip Tips

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John Hutchinson from Red Rocket Auto Tech is in the studio with Paul talking road trip tips. Many people have concerns about taking their cars on long trips - especially if they drive older, high-mileage vehicles. But actually long trips are easier on our vehicles than daily stop-and-go driving. But an unexpected breakdown far from home can definitely slam the brakes on your vacation so here are some trips from John to help avoid that stress.

Two Weeks Before

Complete any major repairs

Check tires and spare

Compile glove box documents

One Day Before

Clean the Car

Final check of tires and spare

Fuel up

Day of Departure

Pack the car evenly and carefully

Carry an emergency kit

Relax and enjoy!