Most Shared

Weather Alert

Showers developing in the Austin area

Search hashtag #keyewx for updates.


Weather Alert Radar

Morning News

Morning News

text size

Cold Weather Car Tips To Keep Drivers Safe

Updated: Tuesday, January 7 2014, 08:51 AM CST

Frigid temperatures in Central Texas have cars working overtime and they made need a little TLC to operate properly. Mechanics say maintenance is necessary to ensure you get to your destination safely.

AAA recommends drivers check their cars batteries and inspect the anti-freeze and test its freezing point. Extreme temperatures can also impact your tire pressure, so double check your tires are properly inflated. AAA also warns against mixing radial tires with other tire types and suggests car owners keep their gas tank at least half full to avoid a gas line freeze up.

Also remember not to start your car in a closed area because of the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.


Cold Weather Car Tips To Keep Drivers Safe

Advertise with us!

Related Stories

Top Stories

Advertise with us!
Sponsored content