This video gives helpful information to increase your car safety, reliability and longevity and how you can do most of the checking yourself. Checking the tires is a safe way to start with safety maintenance. Check pressure while the tires are cold and the pressure correctly by using you owners manual or by the identification sticker inside of the door jam and not by just what's written on the side of the tire. Next is the tire condition such as the tread depth for regular ware and for the weather condition. When rotating the tires it's a good time to check the brakes. You can check by looking through the wheel to see how much pad is left or have a professional check them. Wiper blades last about 6 months. Check the wipers regularly and if the wipers make noise you should change them. Checking the battery can prevent problems and can save you a lot of time and trouble. Check your headlights and the other exterior lights for proper operation. Check your fluids for proper levels and change the fluid according to your maintenance schedule.