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Packing a Roadside Emergency Kit to Stay Prepared

Packing a Roadside Emergency Kit to Stay Prepared

You never know when you’re about to break down on the road, which is one reason it’s a good idea to pack a roadside emergency kit. Whether you’re taking a cross country road trip or simply commuting to work, it’s important to carry things like first aid equipment, flares, and more. First, according to the DMV, one of the most important things to have is a first aid kit. We at Gossett VW Germantown recommend stocking it with things like…

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How to Change a Flat Tire

How to Change a Flat Tire

One DIY task that every driver should learn is how to change a flat tire. Follow the steps below to learn. Supplies Car jack Lug wrench Flares/reflective triangles Wheel block Owner’s manual Something to kneel on (like a floor mat) Steps                                               Pull over in a location that is as safe, flat, and solid as you can and turn on your emergency flashers. Set up flares or reflective triangles behind your car. Set your parking brake and put a wheel block…

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