Getting lost can be the least of your concerns on a road trip.
The 15 Worst Things to Happen to Your Car on a Road Trip
It’s the season for hitting the road. Maybe you’re headed off to the beach for the annual family vacay. Perhaps you’re visiting family in another state, or maybe you’re finally taking that dream trip and driving across the country and back.
Road trips are fun, but they can also be dangerous, particularly if your vehicle isn’t ready for the challenges it will face along the way.
Here are the 15 worst things that might happen to your car on a road trip, and how you can prevent them from happening
15. Flat Tire
14. Blown Radiator Hose
You’re cruising down the road, when steam suddenly starts billowing from under the hood, and your temperature gauge shoots into the red. Pull off the road immediately, and call yourself a tow truck. Have your hoses checked before you start your trip to avoid this nasty outcome.