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Arizona Department of Public Safey (DPS) Summer Driving/Car Care Tips

Car care during hot summer months. How to control your car in the event of a tire blowout

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 -

Contact PIO

When: Thursday June 30, 2011

Where: DPS Media Studio 2222 W. Encanto Suite 375

Time: 9:00 am until 11:00 am

(Morning show producers: Interviews can be arranged for early thursday AM. If interested please respond to

Record heat in the summertime takes its toll on vehicles and with the fourth of July weekend fast approaching, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to make sure drivers are safe. On Thursday June 30th, car care expert Mark Salem will team up with DPS to talk about tire safety and how to be sure your tires are ready for summer travel. DPS officers will be available for tips on what drivers can do to control their vehicle in case of a tire blowout.

In addition, media interviews will be available on proper engine maintenance.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is a state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.