Dear Diary, Is your family’s car ready for fall? As the season changes, so does the maintenance checklist for your vehicle. Due to the recent rainy weather, we have to leave for work and school earlier than normal, remember to keep an umbrella in the car, and drive with additional cautious. To prevent accidents, we’re taking the necessary steps to stay safe and keep our car maintained. Before you pack your bags and your kids for a trip, be sure your car is also ready to hit the road. Here are a few checks you can make to drive safely. Check Lights As the sun sets sooner, you’ll need to flip on your headlights before you head home for the day. Make sure the bulbs are bright. Also, invest in halogen lamps to improve your visibility. Replace Wiper Blades Check to see if your windshield wiper blades are worn. You don’t want to discover a defect in the midst of a storm. Charge the Battery A fully charged battery helps start your car quickly on a cold morning. Click here for other maintenance checks you should perform for fall. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.