Full Protection On The Road: Safety Tips & Auto Insurance

Keep Yourself Safe While Driving With Safety Tips & Coppell, TX Auto Insurance

As we head into the last days of summer, you and your family are probably on the hunt for ways to take advantage of them. If you want to get out and explore what these final days of the season hold, you might be thinking of taking a family road trip. After all, what better way to enjoy the summer sun and long days than cruising down the road as a family?

Before you do, you will probably give your vehicle a once-over to ensure it is running optimally and can carry your family safely. As you perform your usual car maintenance, you should take a look at your windshield. It provides so much more than a good view! Here are a few safety tips for your windshield.

  • Check Out Chips: What might seem like a minor chip in your windshield can quickly become a quick issue. Any bump in the road or quick change in temperature could swiftly change a chip to a crack, making a much bigger issue—and danger—for your family.
  • Mind Your Head: If you have a small crack in your windshield, you might be tempted to ignore it. After all, if it isn’t growing it’s probably not a serious problem, right? The issue is that any loss of structural integrity in your windshield increases your risk of roof collapse, since the windshield keeps your roof from caving in a roll-over.
  • Optimize Airbags: Additionally, when your airbags expand, they press against your windshield. If your windshield does not hold up, your airbag could force it out!

To learn more about how to keep your family safe on your summer travels, contact Mike Leonard Insurance Agency. As Coppell, TX auto insurance experts, we can help you get the coverage you need to have peace of mind as you travel in Texas and beyond! We provide coverage through Kemper, MetLife, Travelers, The Hartford, Safeco Insurance, Progressive, and American Strategic Insurance. You can make a claim or payment for any of these carriers here.