Free vehicle examinations, food and the chance to win a parking permit will be offered.
WHAT: Texas Tech University Transportation & Parking Services will host a free car clinic for students heading into spring break.
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (March 8)
WHERE: Commuter West Parking Lot
EVENT: The following organizations will provide services at the clinic:
- Scott's Complete Car Care: Mechanics will be available to check vehicles and alert drivers to items that need attention and to top off select fluids.
- South Plains Auto Theft Task Force: Team members will be available with informational items promoting car safety and theft prevention.
- Saddle Up Motorcycling Training: Members will be available with a trailer and motorcycles to promote riding classes.
- The Injury Prevention Coalition of the South Plains: Technicians will be available for free child safety seat fittings for vehicles.
- Transportation & Parking Services: Department will provide attendees with hot dogs, chips, drinks, a prize and a chance to win a free parking ePermit.
The car clinic is a completely free service for everyone on campus," said Stacy Stockard, media relations coordinator of Transportation & Parking Services. "We want our Red Raiders to be safe when they travel, and this is a service Transportation & Parking Services can provide to help."
The free car clinics started as a component of a spring break safety fair but are now stand-alone events that coincide with the major breaks in November, March and mid-summer.
CONTACT: Stacy Stockard, media relations coordinator, Transportation & Parking Services, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org