Across the nation over the next month, many Americans will embark on a longer-than-average journey to spend time with their loved ones while enjoying food and fellowship around the dinner table. It's a time of year when those who were gone at school come home to catch up and visit while spreading out in front of football games on TV and basking in the warmth of the company sorely missed during the long months away from home.
Many others will be hitting the road along with you as well, and practicing safe Thanksgiving driving is essential to assure that you and your loved ones avoid any collisions or other mishaps before this holiday's festivity. Here are a few tips for driving on Thanksgiving to see you through a special time where turkey and trimmings are the norm, and pumpkin pie rounds off the perfect meal with loved ones!
Thorough Vehicle Inspection:
Long trips are not a time where you want to neglect any detail while looking over your car beforehand. The transmission, brakes, coolant, and oil fluids all should be topped off, and defrosting before you leave is important after any evening with low temps. Make sure you are turkey ready either using our complimentary pick up and delivery, Home by INFINITI OF DENVER or come visit us in our Service Department.
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Have Ample Supplies:
Making sure that you have enough snacking material and entertainment such as DVDs for the journey is important and can help to cut down on stops during the trip. Many travelers who have unexpectedly become stuck wished they had blankets with them, as they can be a life-saving asset during an emergency.
GPS: A Handy Game-Changer:
Most new INFINITI models come equipped with Navigation. No longer do travelers have to just throw up a wild guess when it comes to nearby restaurants or filling stations, or any inclement weather that may unexpectedly move in. You can also see traffic real time.
Seeing After the Safety of Pets:
During an interstate drive with heavy traffic, the presence of pets can be a distraction for drivers and passengers alike. A cage or harness may be the best option to assure that your furry loved ones make the trip in a way that is most comfortable for everyone.
The Urgency of Buckling Up:
Aside from being the law in most states, this Is the easiest way to assure a top level of safety if there is a form of collision. Your younger passengers will be best protected by using child restraint seats and their respective seat belts, assuring that everyone on board gets to enjoy the warmth and memory-making of this special holiday.
Imminent Dangers Of Distraction:
Daydreaming of cranberries and stuffing sure to be present at the table is quite a distraction itself, but texting and talking on the phone can be as dangerous as intoxication! To assure a safe arrival and refrain from any traffic element taking you by surprise, it's best to pull over and handle anything on the smartphone with your hands off the wheel.
Ideal INFINITI Choices for the Journey:
As you are getting ready for one of the most important and rewarding times of the year, the ideal vehicle is going to render the trip comfortable as well as memorable. The 2023 INFINITI QX60 has been designed to live up to long-trip potential, boasting ProPILOT Assist technology and safety features such as Lane Departure Warning to take over if anything dangerous occurs. With seating for up to 8, the 2023 QX80 offers ideal space, a smooth ride, and keeps you safe for Turkey Day travels with Forward Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Detection.
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