Safety Items to Check to make sure your vehicle is running safely:

* Check lights and wipers to make sure they are working properly.

* Get an Annual Brake Inspection.
* Look and Listen for Brake wear warning signs: Screeching, Grinding, or Clicking noises when applying the Brake. * Check for an Illuminated Dash/Brake Light.

* Check Tires for excessive wear or under inflation.
* Check Tire Tread Depth.

* Make sure everyone is Buckled up when your vehicle is moving.
* For young passengers visit the National Highway Safety website ( for guidelines.

* Consider a detection device. There are many on the market that are easy to install and can be life-saving.
* Visit the site for important Safety Tips for young travelers.