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Holiday Safety

Holiday Safety

The holidays are here and everyone gets excited to get the shopping season started, which can be fun and fulfilling. But it's also a time when cars become treasure troves for thieves. Make sure you are aware of all the added traffic, over-excited children distracting...

Tire Know-How

Tire Know-How

Yes, Yes.. it’s that time of year you load up your vehicle and head out to see your loved ones. We all know the smart thing to do before you hit the road is to have your repair facility inspect all the basics. This will include; belts, hose, battery and brakes. But we...

Ditch the Shine

Ditch the Shine

So you just got your car washed and you insisted that your tires get that special shine and your dash to glow like your favorite glazed donuts, but is there a price to pay to look shiny? Read more to learn why you should ditch the shine. Let’s break it down to the...

New Vehicle Envy

New Vehicle Envy

‘Tis the season when your thoughts turn to new things – like when a luxury sedan sidles up next to you at a stoplight and you yearn for that new car smell. It’s even more tempting when your mechanic says your older vehicle needs repairs. Your automotive longing may be...

Responsible Car Owner

Responsible Car Owner

What does it mean to be a Responsible Car Owner? It begins by understanding what you need over what you want emotionally. Start by asking, what is your ultimate goal of the car you own, transportation or looks? Think back to the day you bought it, did you really know...

Treat Your Car Right

Treat Your Car Right

Your car is an integral part of your family life. Here are a few ways on how to treat your car right. Cars can feel like part of the family. They're our constant shuttling companions, shipping kids and pets to school and appointments, and literally making family road...

Fundamentals of Car Ownership

Fundamentals of Car Ownership

Are you itching for a new car? Perhaps your vehicle has some wear and tear along with dings and minor scratches or you’re anxiety is kicking in because you see how high fuel cost is and you would like to switch to a car with better gas mileage. So what’s your best...

Driving in the Rain

Driving in the Rain

I’m singing in the rain, I’m singing in the rain……Sounds fun, but driving in the rain? Not so much. The anxiety level can be very inducing when your driving through heavy flooded streets. The US has over 900,000 vehicle accidents a year due to wet condition driving of...

Prevent Merging Collisions

Prevent Merging Collisions

Sure, you’ve never been in an accident, sure you’ve never gotten a speeding ticket, sure you've been driving for 20 plus years, But do you really know how to drive? Could you prevent merging collisions? Most drivers who are entering and exiting or even changing lanes...

Steering Wheel Time

Steering Wheel Time

Well, the true time is how you place your hands on the steering wheel! So, what’s your current hand position for your steering wheel time, 10-2, 9-3, 8-4 ? Most driving experts recommend that the "10 and 2" position. In other words, if your steering wheel was a clock,...

Air Conditioning Hazards

Air Conditioning Hazards

When living in extreme climate states like Arizona, Nevada and Texas, you depend on your cars air conditioning. We all, out of habit, sit in our vehicles and without thinking immediately turn on the A/C, but there are considerations to take with air conditioning...

Internet Scammers

Internet Scammers

With a few clicks and no fees, selling or buying cars has never been easier thanks to Craigslist. However, it’s a playground for internet scammers waiting for their prey! Here are a few things to think about before you start your selling or buying on Craigslist!...