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Prepare for a Roadside Emergency

Even the best cars suffer malfunctions on the road. When your car breaks down, don't panic. Just put a smart preparation plan in action to address the situation. Taking a few safety tips into consideration helps with that planning.

With a mechanical breakdown, let a "safety first" theme guide you. Drive the car off the road or anywhere else safely away from traffic. When you can't drive the car off the road, move out of harm's way. If possible, use triangles and flares to make sure other drivers see your car.

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Be Respectful of Cars Parked On the Shoulder

If you have ever been stuck in the shoulder lane of the highway, you know how frustrating it can be. First, your car breaks down, and you have to somehow move over to the shoulder before your car stops. Then, while you're waiting for help, cars are whizzing past you at 70 miles per hour, only a few feet away. But what can drivers do to make this situation not as bad?

Move over when you see a car parked in the shoulder lane. It is bad enough that their car isn't working, but when other cars are…

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IMPORTANT RECALL INFORMATION: Some of our pre-owned vehicles may be subject to unrepaired safety recalls. Check for a vehicle's unrepaired recalls at safercar.gov.
 
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