When you drive, there are several parts of your vehicle that you will want to ensure are working efficiently and at top performance levels. Having the vehicle inspected regularly will help improve the overall safety of it as well. While it is important to have the tires, brakes, and fluids inspected, it is also important to have the headlights and taillights checked.
Lights are normal wear items that require periodic inspection and replacement. The lighting system provides nighttime visibility, signals and alerts other drivers, and supplies light so are able to see around you, as well as having interior light. In addition to replacing dimming, rapidly blinking, and non-functioning lights, there are some other tips you can follow to keep you safe.
Keep headlights, tail lights and signal lights clean. External dirt and debris can dim operational lights from being seen by others. Also make sure that your headlights are properly aimed. Headlights that are not properly aimed can cause other drivers to become blind and reduce their visibility.
If there is any doubt on whether or not your headlights should be on, turn them on. Lights not only help you see better in early twilight, they also make it easier for other drivers to see you.
The wiper system keeps excessive water and dirt from building up on the windshield, maintaining clear visibility. Many factors can accelerate the replacement interval of wipers, including operating conditions, frequency of use, material and type of wipers, and sunny weather. When inspecting the windshield wipers, also remember to inspect the rear wiper as well. If you are not sure what conditioner the wipers are in, make sure to contact us and we can look at the wipers for you.