Safety reminders for a hassle-free holiday road trip

Prerequisites for safe family travels (ADVERTORIAL)
Dec 26, 2017
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It’s easy to get excited about driving to an out-of-town destination with your family, but in order to fully appreciate the drive, you have to be prepared for everything that may happen on the road. Here are some driving tips you should keep in mind:

Pack smart. When going on a trip using your car, every inch of your car’s interior space is important. Pack your bags with items you will need—without bringing too much. Bring just enough snacks and drinks to keep everyone fed. Gadgets can keep the kids entertained during gridlocks, which are expected during holidays and extended weekends.

Know your destination and plan your stops. For long trips to unfamiliar places, the last thing you want is to get lost. Do your research online and keep your mobile navigation app up and running. This will keep you on track to your destination and off heavy traffic and accidents. Finally, plan your stops accordingly to maximize your travel time.

Ensure that your car can take the trip. First things first: Make sure your car is ready for the trip. Check your vehicle’s BLOWBAGETS: Battery, Lights, Oil, Water, Air, Gas, Engine, Tire, and Self—or—visit your trusted mechanic beforehand to help you do that. Ensure that your car is in its best condition from the engine down to the tires (don't forget the spare tire!).

A carefully planned trip is the key to enjoying your family vacation.

In case your tires need replacing, remember to choose a
 high-performance brand like Yokohama—it offers a variety of tires designed for every car make and model. Backed up by years of experience in tire-making, and made using the high-quality materials and latest production technology, Yokohama tires pass the strict safety tests. Knowing this allows you to enjoy every trip, every step of the way.

Get more information about Yokohama’s tire lineup by visiting the official Yokohama website and Facebook page. 

Yokohama Philippines is looking for retail partners who would like to promote road safety through selling quality tires. Please go to for more information.

This article is created by Summit Storylabs in partnership with Yokohama.
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