Tag Archives: Emergency Kit

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 […]

when it's time to change your oil

Why You Actually Need an Oil Change

If you have no oil in your car’s engine, the metal pieces are rubbing together as you drive, creating friction. Oil lubricates your engine and keeps it from overheating. You can’t run a car without any oil in it. You probably aren’t doing that, since most cars will have oil in them when you buy. […]

Thanksgiving Driving Tips

Happy Thanksgiving From Top Driver We’d like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving this Thursday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday that encourages families and friends to come together to enjoy one another’s company. For many it’s one of the few times a year they get to see their family, so it’s a very […]

Driving During the Winter

For both new and experienced drivers driving during the winter brings about many challenges. A little preparation for your car during the winter will go a long way, but altering your driving habits will help to keep you safe while driving during the winter. Tips for Driving During the Winter Don’t Use Your Cruise Control […]

Driving Along Lake Shore Drive

Lake Shore Drive Flooded Last Friday commuters on Lake Shore Drive were met with a surprise when portions of the drive were covered in water. Motorists were urged to take alternate routes and to drive carefully. High winds and waves as high as twenty-three feet were the cause of the flooding.  The worst hit area […]

Visibility and Winter Driving

We discussed the importance of clearing all the snow and ice off your car last week, but to reiterate be sure to clear off the following areas: Windshield – Clear the entire windshield, not just the area directly in front of you. Back window – Without a unobstructed back window you will have to rely […]

Winterize Your Car

Winter is just around the corner and both new and experienced drivers will benefit from taking steps to winterize their cars.  The best time to winterize your car is before the first frost, but oftentimes drivers wait until after the first major snowfall, which oftentimes is too late.  At Top Driver driving school we encourage […]

Make Your Own Road-Side Emergency Kit For Your Car

You may have experienced a situation like this: You are driving at night, perhaps in a desolate area, and realize that something is wrong with your car. The control of your car gradually gets more difficult and so you slowly ease the car over to the side of the road and get out. At this […]

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