Things to consider when driving in the heat
Driving can become so habitual that we come to rely on our cars for getting us from A to B no matter what. But there are some seemingly everyday scenarios that should make us reconsider whether the journey is an essential one.
For example, we are all used to assessing the necessity of our journey in extreme weather when snow, heavy rain or strong winds are involved. But what about heat?
In fact, to the contrary, we are more likely to jump in the car when temperatures rise as we head out to make the most of the long-awaited sunshine. There are different considerations to make when driving in heat as it can have adverse effects on us and our passengers, can increase the risk of breakdown and can cause driving conditions to deteriorate.
Here are five things to consider before driving in heat: