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Stay hydrated when driving

Cars need the right amount of coolant and fluids to work properly, and the same applies to drivers. Keeping well hydrated is vital when driving as dehydration quickly leads to reduced concentration and you may not notice it happening.

Doctors recommend drinking two litres of water per day and this amount can increase if you’re sitting in a hot car. In addition, air conditioning works by removing moisture from the air so it too can dry you out even though it’s cooling you.

It’s important to stay safe when drinking water in the car, so choose a water bottle with a pop-up neck or straw and make sure it’s stored properly with no danger of rolling under the pedals.