Try stress-free hol­i­day driv­ing

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Sum­mer re­lax­ing.

Well, hope­fully it is but for many peo­ple the stress of the drive to their favourite hol­i­day spot can take the bal­ance of their hol­i­day just to re­cover from. And that does not in­clude the re­turn jour­ney.

Ev­ery year there are some sit­u­a­tions you just know are go­ing to even­tu­ate.

Things like long queues of stop- start traf­fic mov­ing

long

days

of slowly to hol­i­day hot-spots.

There’s not a lot you can do other than find an­other route.

If you can’t, then ac­cept that this will oc­cur and make sure your car is prop­erly pre­pared to cope with the additional stress that this sort of driv­ing brings.

The big­gie for many Ki­wis is the chal­lenge of chil­dren in the car so pre­pare for jour­ney with snacks, mu­sic, games and en­ter­tain­ment.

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