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Vehicle Maintenance Checklist – Know When to do What

For preventative maintenance, make it a habit to periodically inspect your vehicle according to the owner’s manual.  It’s important to keep your vehicle running efficiently so that you can avoid any potential safety issues. You can also avoid costly vehicle repair needs if you catch something early rather than let it go unnoticed. Generally, your […]

Flat Tire – Now What?

Every driver should know how to change a tire. To learn how to do so, start by practicing in a safe and supervised situation with the following steps.   If possible, pull off the traveled portion of the roadway. Turn on the hazard lights and use warning devices, such as triangles. Once your car is […]

New or Used Cars? Pros and Cons as a New Driver

Owning your own car gives you a lot of freedom and mobility, but also carries a lot of responsibility. When going through the car buying process, one of your first decisions will likely be about whether to buy a new or used vehicle.   New Cars The Pros:  When you purchase a new vehicle, it […]

Car Safety Recalls: 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Warnings

  Car recalls are not glamorous by any stretch of the imagination — they’re costly to the automotive manufacturer and it’s one more item you have to add to your to-do list. But ignoring car safety recalls is not a good idea, as it can put you, your family, your car and other drivers at […]

Prepare For the Unexpected: Why You Should Have an Auto Emergency Kit in Your Car

Sometimes unexpected things happen in life. You may think you’re invincible when you’re driving, but the fact of the matter is an unexpected event can occur at anytime. What if you run out of gas along the highway and you’re miles away from the nearest gas station? Or what if you’re tires blowout? Are you […]

Do I Really Need That Oil Change? 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Car Maintenance

Staying on top of your car maintenance on a regular basis is important to keep your vehicle running properly. It’s easy to get busy and put off your vehicle maintenance, but doing so could be more costly in the long term. Here are 4 reasons why you shouldn’t neglect car maintenance:   Your car is […]

What You Need to Know to Prepare for Winter Driving

Driving in the cold winter months is a different experience than driving in normal weather conditions. As we approach the winter season and heavy snowfalls, here are some tips to help you prepare for winter driving:   Have a fully charged battery The cold winter months are the most important for having a fully charged […]

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Vehicle Inspection Tips

Just because your state does not require you to get your car inspected annually does not mean that your car is in safe condition. You should always be on top of your vehicle’s overall health and take note of any unsafe signs. Contrary to popular belief, you do not always have to pay someone for […]

On Your Mark, Get Set, Summer Road Trips!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3730″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Are you gearing up for a road trip this summer? You’re probably mapping your course, choosing the sites you’ll visit and planning what items to pack. But, don’t forget the most critical ingredient, the one that will get you from one place to another – your car. Put your […]

When to Get an Oil Change

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3646″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]You most likely have spent a lot of time picking out the perfect vehicle to buy, and rely on that vehicle to provide you with a convenient method of transportation. In addition, you want a vehicle that is affordable for you to use regularly. Because of all of […]
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