It can happen to any of us...you're headed down the highway and suddenly, a tire blows out. Or you forgot to check the gas meter before heading out and find yourself stranded on empty.
Breaking down on the highway is a dangerous situation to be in for both drivers and patrollers. Donnie Bell, a freeway service patrol technician, offers a few tips for making your own roadside repairs safely.
TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR OWN ROADSIDE REPAIRS:
"Traffic is really close to you when you're on the side of the road, especially on the traffic side of the car," concludes Bell. "Always keep your eyes open and try to watch traffic more than what you're working on."
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