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Vehicle Safety Checklist Before Winter Hits!

Honda Barn looked to the Car Care Council to help create this helpful checklist for you before winter hits!
Heating, Wipers & Lights
  • Make sure heaters, defrosters and wipers are working
  • Consider winter wiper blades and use cold weather washer fluid
  • Are all exterior and interior lights working? Are your headlights properly aimed? Are they clear?
Tires & Brakes
  • Check the tire tread depth and pressure of all tires – including your spare.
  • Where snow and ice are a problem in our area, consider snow tires.
  • Brakes are the most important safety feature – have them checked!
  • If you need to change a tire…
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In New England, Snow & Ice Happens!


Start the season off right by making sure your vehicle is in good condition. Additionally, every vehicle handles bad weather driving differently, learn how your vehicle handles.

Stay Alert
  • If road conditions are hazardous, avoid driving if possible. 
  • Keep your gas tank close to full, even with a hybrid-electric vehicle.
  • On longer trips, plan enough time for “just in case”.
  • Be sure to stop to stretch, get something to eat, and change drivers or rest…
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