Shorter days and cooler evenings often signal the transition into fall. The seasonal changeover has other signs too. Rain. Falling leaves. Colder winds. Slippery roads. Frost. Any number of weather-related situations could affect your driving experience. Be sure your vehicle is ready for the season’s changeover and have your local mechanic give it a checkup before winter.
Replace torn or cracked wiper blades.
Check the pressure and tread of your tires.
Inspect your brakes.
Change your oil and replace other fluids.
Ensure headlights and taillights are functioning properly.
Clean out leaves and other debris from the crevice of your hood and trunk.