Murketts Vauxhall is teaming up with Cambridge and Peterborough Road Safety Partnership to help young motorists stay safe on the road by hosting a special vehicle safety workshop at the second annual Young Driver Event on 29th and 30th June.
From tyre, lights and fluid checks to preparing for different weather conditions, safety experts from Murketts Vauxhall on Stukeley Road will be on hand to show young drivers what to look out for when they are buying a new or used car and demonstrating essential car maintenance for keeping a vehicle in tip top condition.
After the success of last year’s inaugural event, around 1000 young people who are learning to drive or have recently passed their test will visit Huntington Racecourse in Brampton to brush up on their motoring skills with the aim of reducing accidents on the county’s roads.
Commenting on their involvement, Mark Smith, Group Sales Manager at Murketts Vauxhall, said: “This is such an important event and we were very keen to get involved. It is important for young drivers to be equipped with as much knowledge as possible about staying safe on the road – not only does it protect them, but also other road users. There are so many aspects to road safety and we are delighted to be able to share our expertise on safety checks when purchasing a vehicle and the importance of regular car maintenance.
“Safety features are in abundance in new cars, but the driver is still in charge of keeping the car in the best possible condition. For instance, we will be advising young visitors to the workshop to pay close attention to their dashboard and take immediate action if any warning lights appear.”
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