Many people come to Prestige Auto Mall to purchase an SUV because they appreciate the generous cargo space. However, SUV owners must understand that safely loading cargo might contribute to safer driving.

A particular model's owner's manual should state the maximum load capacity the vehicle can carry or tow. Overloading the cargo area could be dangerous and create problems when operating a vehicle.

Properly securing the load inside the cargo area would be helpful. If the cargo starts sliding around, the movement could create distractions or other problems that may contribute to an accident. Perhaps investing in a cargo net may result in keeping things secure. Properly organizing the storage might help, too.

Not everyone realizes that checking tire pressure is a cargo-loading step. If tire pressure falls too low when driving in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, the added cargo weight can cause even more problems. Such issues may arise even when the driver has not exceeded the maximum load capacity.