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Driving In Heavy Rain

Getting stuck driving in heavy rains can be a scary experience. Your car could hydroplane, it’s harder to brake quickly and accidents are much more common. Here are some tips for safe driving in a rainstorm. Turn your headlights on Rain reduces visibility on the road, making it harder to see approaching cars and judge […]

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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. […]

Traffic Circles and Roundabouts

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How to Drive in Heavy Rain

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How to Stay Alert When Driving Long Distances

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Tips for Better Parallel Parking

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Sharing the Road with Runners

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3693″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Encountering runners on the road is a common occurrence in many communities around the United States. Although fitness is important to people of all ages, these runners can sometimes pose an additional risk to drivers. Drivers, especially new drivers, need to be aware of the dangers posed by runners […]

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

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3642″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]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 […]

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 […]
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