BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 17 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the holiday season upon us, many Americans are stretching their dollars to make a trip home for the holidays. While driving is the thrifty option, unexpected vehicle repairs can bust your budget this time of year. The non-profit Car Care Council advises motorists planning a road trip over the holidays to follow the three Ps - prepare, prevent and plan - to save money and avoid breakdowns.
"Taking proactive steps to prepare, prevent and plan in advance of your holiday road trip will help you avoid the hassle and expense of unplanned car trouble away from home," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "The Car Care Council's free 80-page Car Care Guide not only makes a great stocking stuffer, but it will help you and your loved ones drive smart and save money during the holidays and all year through."
The Car Care Council is the source of information for the "Be Car Care Aware" consumer education campaign promoting the benefits of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair to consumers. For a copy of the council's Car Care Guide or for more information, visit www.carcare.org.
SOURCE Car Care Council