Do you know what to do if your car brakes down while on the road? While the situation may vary, there are a few universal things drivers can do if their car happens to break down while driving. Remember these simple steps is key to getting the help you need and remaining safe while help is on the way.
What to Do When Your Car Breaks Down
Turn On Hazard Lights: Hazard lights warn other drivers that something is wrong with your vehicle. So long as you have power, leave your hazard lights on until help arrives and your car is safely towed or out of harms way.
Pull Over: If your car is still moving, pull over to the right shoulder of the road. If you are unable to make it to the right shoulder, pull over to the left should as a last resort.
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