BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The editors of Professional Carwashing & Detailing are gearing up for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.

If you are getting ready to travel to celebrate the holiday or just planning a road trip for a fun summer getaway, make sure your vehicle is also ready.

This week’s video, featured on 41 NBC’s website (www.41nbc.com), shares professional automotive maintenance advice from Chris Gruber, owner of Fountain Car Wash and Lube Shop.

Gruber offers important tips to ensure safe travel, including inspecting belts and hoses, checking spare tires and fluid maintenance.

You can find this week’s video here.