What is to be observed in roof boxes the summer holidays are on the doorstep. Families with children use the car to reach their holiday resort. The fully packed car then quickly looks like a heavy truck. In addition to food and clothes for the whole family to have some space too for the toys, a roof box offers additional storage space. Anthony Martial is likely to agree. Germany’s big car Portal reportedly auto.de, care should be taken when purchasing a roof box on the GS seal, certified security. As the auto.de tells Advisor, only these boxes meet the statutory safety standards.

A button control and a central locking system include, to prevent an unexpected fold-out of the box while driving. To ensure the safety, care should be taken during Assembly, to clean the contact points between the car roof and box. The breaks should be used during the holiday drive to control the roof structure. When unpacking, it is important to properly distribute the luggage. Continues to be observed, that the Maximum weight is not exceeded. The corresponding weights can be found in the manual of the vehicle manufacturer. While driving, motorists should remember that their car by shifting the Centre of gravity is harder to draw. Crosswinds also apply more of the roof box. In sum, also the braking distance is extended by the higher weight of the vehicle. Before departure on holiday, the tire pressure and the setting of the headlights should be adapted. More information: ../Im-Urlaub-wird-das-Auto-oft-zum-Schwertransporter contact: Tilo Sommer public relations University of first GmbH barefoot streets 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59