The following tips are crucial to maintain your vehicle in this Rainy season. To prevent any hassle on the road and also any form of accident while driving.

You will agree with me that most Nigerian drivers have poor maintenance culture such that they feel less concerned about the status of their vehicles until they are stuck in the middle of the road.

1.CHECK YOUR  CAR TYRES.

Some Motorist forget that the tyre is the only part of the vehicle that has direct contact with the road, its care should not be compromised. Motorists are further advised to avoid the use of over-inflated or under-inflated tyres.

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2. FIX YOUR VEHICLE WIPER IF IT IS FAULTY.

For every driver it is mandatory to fix the vehicle wiper blades, head and tail lights, brakes and to avoid the use of worn-out tyres. Don’t get stuck in the rain only for you notice that your wiper is bad, you cannot see clearly while you are driving in the rain. This is very unsafe for you .

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3. BUY GOOD TYRES ,NOT WORN-OUT OR USED(tokunbo ) TYRES.

Motorists to ensure regular maintenance of their vehicles and desist from the use of worn-out tyres and used (tokumbo) tyres, in view of inherent traffic hazards. It stated that under rainy condition, the grip of worn-out tyres is often seriously affected, adding that there is danger of the car skidding and not coming to halt within the safe distance after application of brakes. The problem becomes more serious when the road surface is wet or slippery.

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4.BEFORE SETTING OUT, ENSURE THAT YOUR CAR LIGHTS ARE WORKING.
prior to starting the journey, one should ensure that the windows and windshields are clean on the outside and the inside. It is pertinent to routinely check the headlights, brake lights, turn signals and tail lights. The wind shield wiper and blades should also be checked for proper functioning.
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