Coronavirus: Go for a drive, it’s good for your car

Coronavirus: Importance of car care during pandemic

CENTERVILLE — Most people are not driving their cars due to the stay-at-home order, however if your car sits too long, it could eventually cost you big time.

If your car is parked in a garage, make sure to try and run it every couple of days to keep your battery charged up and keep the fluids fresh.

If your car is parked outside, go one step further and drive it around the block to keep your brakes from going bad.

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“Just run the car every few days,” said Ben Forshee, owner of Centerville Service center. “That’s all you need to do. So if you run that car every few days, and if it’s outside, actually go drive it around the block, it will be ready for you when you need it.”

Forshee recommends the two things to focus on with your car is electrical and brakes.