How To Handle A Hit-And-Run Accident

Getting in a car accident is enough to ruin anyone’s day. But if you’re involved in a hit-and-run, the experience can be especially disorienting. You realize that your vehicle’s been hit and before you can step out to get the other driver’s information, their car is taking off into the distance. As overwhelming as the…

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Is There A Mouse Living In My Car?

Gnawed wires. Damaged upholstery. Foul odors. These are all telltale signs that you may have a mouse taking up residence in your car. While mice may be small, they can create big problems for you and your vehicle. A single mouse can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your car in a matter of…

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How To Know When Your New Car Needs A Tune-Up

Modern cars do not generally require a tune-up in the traditional sense. Engine parts are designed to last longer, and new cars don’t have the same components that needed to be adjusted or replaced in the past. Nevertheless, modern vehicles require regular maintenance. The following are signs that your new car is ready for a…

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How To Get Better Gas Mileage (And Other Questions About Fuel Economy)

If you’re looking for ways to tighten your monthly budget, there’s an unexpected place you can look: Your garage. No, we’re not telling you to sell your car (although that’s certainly an option). Rather, it’s time to take a closer look at the way you drive and take care of your vehicle. Both of these…

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Driving Tips for Long Trips

Setting out on the open road can be an exciting adventure, but you need to plan in advance to avoid fatigue and the risk of crashing. The following driving tips can help you maximize the fun and minimize the risks of embarking on a long road trip. Get a Vehicle Checkup  Before a trip, make…

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Navigating Uncommon Traffic Situations

Driving in traffic today can be hazardous under any circumstances. When a stop light goes out, or other unusual situations develop, the risk can become even more significant. The following are some tips to help you navigate safely in some uncommon traffic situations. General Rules for Navigating Traffic When you get behind the wheel and…

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The Ultimate Guide to Winter Road Trips

Courtesy of COVID-19, airlines had their own unwelcome layover last year. According to data from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the number of U.S. flyers dropped by more than 95% in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak. And while airline travel restrictions have largely been lifted, the number of people booking a flight is…

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Should You Leave Your Wipers Up or Down When It Snows?

If you live in an area that’s accustomed to winter weather, it’s a familiar sight: Cars parked with their windshield wipers pointed up, saluting the sky. Some people say lifting your wipers can help prevent damage to the rubber wiper blades while others are skeptical, and it’s long been a topic of debate. Like choosing…

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How to Prepare Your Car for Spring

Spring is upon us, and the time is here to get your car ready for warmer weather and more driving. Harsh winters can take a toll on a vehicle. Essential maintenance now can help prevent major, expensive problems from developing when your time on the road increases in the warmer months. The following tips can…

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Safety Tips to Remember During Motorsports Awareness Month

Originally, motorsports in America were mainly about motocross, NASCAR, or drag racing. Today, they often involve motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).  August is Motorsports Awareness month in the U.S. This is a time for promoting the enjoyment of motorsports and for educating people regarding safety. It is also an excellent time of year for motorcycle…

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