Planning Your Road Trip Properly with These Travel Tips

If you take the time today to plan for something that could go wrong on your long road trip, you lessen the chances of being disabled and at risk of harm coming to you or your family. Consider packing the following items in the car before your road trip.

  • Bring a roll of duct tape and keep it in the trunk because it can help repair leaking hoses or fix other problems with the car.
  • Take a gas can along for the drive so that if you do run out of fuel, a motorist can help you more easily.
  • Bring several flashlights or road flares to stop motorists at night if your car breaks down.
  • Pack a gallon of antifreeze just in case the motor does over-heat.
  • A box of assorted tools can make all the difference if a repair is needed.

Visit BMW of Des Moines and the team will make certain that your car is road-ready for this long journey ahead.

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