Things To Do When Your Car Breaks Down

Breaking Down on side of the road, MAIF InsuranceWe’ve all had that horrible feeling as we drive down the highway. The car’s engine starts to make noise, the gas light goes on and the next thing you know, your car is dead and you’re stranded on the side of the road. Most drivers go through different stages of anxiety, anger, helplessness and fear as they are stuck on the side of the road.

Preventative Measures:

-Make sure car has jumper cables
-Keep your car tuned up
-Make sure tires are properly inflated
-Always have an emergency kit
-Make sure your car has a tire jack and lug wrench

If you are forced to be stopped on the side of the road here are four tips to keep you safe and to get some help:

-Stay with your car
-Pull Over
-Alert Motorists
-Call for help/Communicate your problem

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