You don’t need to be Florida Buick dealers like us to know that a lot of people are going to hit the road this holiday season. Instead, you simply have to tune into the news. It seems that just about every year AAA and other trusted authorities estimate that millions and millions of Americans will travel at least 50 miles away from their home during the holiday season.

If you’re one of the motorists who’ll venture away from your homestead over the holidays, we have some tips that can help you get your automobile ready for your upcoming trip. The first thing you should do is test your lights. Turn on all your exterior lights when it’s dark outside and make sure they’re all working properly. Don’t forget to test your hazards while you’re at it.

Even if you’re not going somewhere that may experience wintry weather, you should still try out your four-wheel driver system beforehand. You just want to be sure it works, better safe than sorry! If you are traveling to a frigid region, then testing your heating system is an absolute must. If you happen to get stuck on the side of the road in the extreme cold, you’ll be glad you did.

It’s always a good idea to bring your car into our Venice, FL GMC service center to make sure your vehicle is ready for the rigors of the road. Once we check your car, you’ll be able to enjoy peace of mind throughout your holiday road trip.

Whether you drive a new GMC Sierra 1500 or an older model, let the experts at Starling Buick GMC look over your vehicle before you leave home this holiday season!