Tips for preparing yourself for summer heat

Posted at 3:12 PM, Jun 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-03 18:12:24-04

Summer is a popular time to take a vacation, but triple-digit heat is always a threat to derail a getaway.

AAA warns drivers that extreme heat can damage your vehicles, so it's important to check yours before hitting the road.

They say that you should always check your batteries, tires, engine fluid and air conditioning before beginning a vacation.

They also recommend that you stay hydrated and get plenty of rest before hitting the road.