The whirlwind of 2020 has come to an end, and many people are getting ready for a fresh new start in 2021. Working out and dieting tend to be the go-to resolutions, but why not set some goals for driving and car care in 2021? Here are 3 resolutions to start with.
1. Be a Better Driver
This one seems obvious, but the best way to improve in the new year is to improve the skill itself. Being a better driver often just takes a change in habits. Try to eliminate distractions like cell phones, and stay calm and patient during traffic jams. Be considerate of others around you, and give right-of-way to bikes and pedestrians.
2. Take Better Care of your Car
If you tend to forget about or procrastinate on necessary maintenance services for your vehicle, make a goal to change that. Keep a calendar on your phone or set reminders for oil changes, tire checks, or even car washes to keep your car running. Additionally, this might be a good time to set a clean car goal. Keep trash and messes out of your car and try to clean off dirt before it gets out of control.
3. Assess Insurance Options
Don’t get stuck paying the same premium for car insurance year after year. The new year is a great time to talk to your insurance agent and see if there are any ways you can save. If your driving record has been good, or if you opt into a safe driving program, you are usually eligible for a discount. Or, consider switching companies altogether if your situation has changed over the year.
With any goal, perseverance and mindfulness is the key to success. Try to exercise that in all things you do, including the day-to-day like driving. Ask yourself what habits you have that don’t benefit you or that you could change. A new start is always a good thing, and better driving benefits everyone. From all of us here at Quick-Set Auto Glass, drive safely out there!