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Navigating Railroad Crossings: The Importance of Staying Alert

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Tips for Better Parallel Parking

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Construction Workers Have the Right of Way

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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 […]

What to Do at Stoplights

It’s easy to know what to do when you come to a traffic signal that is functioning normally, but what about times where the lights are blinking, it’s not working at all or there is a police officer directing traffic.Those are all situations you will encounter at some point while driving. In less populated areas […]

Spring Car Maintenance

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3633″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] 10 Essential Spring Car Maintenance Tips Road salt, potholes, and cold weather all make winter driving hard on cars. Spring is the perfect time to catch up on some routine car maintenance in preparation for summer road trips. Many of these spring car maintenance tips can be done […]

Do’s & Don’ts of a Four Way Stop

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3533″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] What is a Four Way Stop? A four way stop is an intersection of two roads with “Stop” signs facing each of the four directions. A four way stop has rules, simple rules that should be easy to follow. However, add two to four drivers, any of whom […]

What to do When you Get Pulled Over by the Police

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Nighttime Driving Safety

While driving at night your visibility is dramatically decreased since we have to rely on our headlights and street lights. You’re also more likely to encounter drunk or tired drivers and if you are in a rural area you may encounter wildlife. A typical set of low beams only illuminate 160 to 250 feet in […]

Plummeting Gas Prices

Gas Prices Drop Recently plummeting gas prices have become the trend, which is counter to normal price trends for this time of year. Last month’s November 1st marked the first day in 1409 consecutive days that that the national average was below $3.00 according to a the Times.  December 1st the national average was $2.77 […]

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