If you believe everything you read, we’ll all be riding in driverless cars soon and knowing how to parallel park will become obsolete. However, unless you have stacks of cash sitting around right now, your teenager probably still needs to put in the time to actually practice and learn how to parallel park. Many of
- April 26, 2017
- By AW
- In Safety Tips
Since the late 1980’s, there has been a steady decline of vehicles manufactured with manual transmission. Car enthusiasts will tell you this is a tragedy. Manual transmission vehicles were well-loved for several reasons including, lower vehicle purchase price, greater fuel economy, better driving control, and just more fun. Given how common automatics have become,
- March 26, 2017
- By AW
- In Safety Tips
If you were to leave all your tires in the same four corners of your vehicle, year after year, the tires would undoubtedly wear unevenly. The weight of any vehicle isn’t perfectly distributed. Therefore, uneven wear is unavoidable. That’s why regular tire rotation is so important.
- August 1, 2016
- By admin
- In Fall Tips
Weren’t you just picking Cheerios off the floor and suffering through the greatest pain known to humankind, aka, stepping on Legos with bare feet? It hardly seems possible that the little toddler once running around and making a mess everywhere could be ready for college. If you’re stuck in too much denial about your baby
Ever wondered if there is a standard, short answer to how often to change your tires? Unfortunately, that answer is, no. Tire life expectancy depends on your driving habits, vehicle and tires. Your goal should be to replace tires before the tread gets too worn down. Those tire grooves are designed to let water escape
Ahhh, Spring Break! That annual opportunity to enjoy warmer temps and a much-needed break from the daily grind. It also means millions of additional drivers hitting the roads. In fact, Orbitz estimates that in 2015, 55% of college students planned to travel for Spring Break. Of those students travelling, nearly 50% intended to drive.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day in the United States, “more than nine people are killed and more than 1,153 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.”
It’s already happening. Potholes are starting to pop up all over our streets. No matter how hard you try to avoid them, sometimes it just can’t be helped. What do you do if you are ill-fated enough to run over one of those unfortunate things? Here’s a quick checklist to keep on hand.
Every time you press your gas pedal, you control not only the fuel, but also the air that passes through your filter and enters your engine. Yet, you would be surprised at the number of people that think air filters are no big deal and don’t need proper preventative maintenance.
We talk a lot about the importance of changing your oil on a regular basis. It’s one of the most important preventative maintenance steps you can take for your vehicle. Generally, you should change your oil every three months, or every 3,000 miles. But be aware that this recommendation can differ based on your vehicle,