Winter driving

Preparations for a long trip

Updated 5/12/2021

Preparations for a long trip

Before a driving holiday or some other type of long journey, it is important to check the car's functions and equipment particularly carefully.

Check that

  • braking effect on braking works as intended
  • the tyres have sufficient tread depth and pressure. Change to winter tyres when driving to areas where there is a risk of snowy or icy road surfaces
  • battery charging is good
  • the wiper blades are in good condition
  • a warning triangle and high-visibility vest are located in the car - legally required in certain countries

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