The sun and heat can be very damaging to a car. During testing conducted at the State Farm® Vehicle Research Facility, interior air temperatures have been recorded well in excess of 145° F and vehicle interior surface temperatures on areas exposed to direct sunlight in excess of 195°F. But it’s not just the dashboard and seats… Continue reading Protect Your Car from the Damaging Effects of Sun and Heat
Driving is one of the most dangerous things we do in our lives. We rely on four tires with a contact patch the size of our hands to keep us travelling down the road safely. So keeping our tires in good shape is important! Here are some tips to help you do that: 1. Check your… Continue reading Six tips for keeping your tires in shape so you can be safe
The tires are the only thing between the vehicle and the road. When they are properly inflated and in good condition, the handling, stability and safety of the vehicle will be maximized. Conversely, when the tires are under inflated, worn out or damaged, all of the safety systems on the vehicle cannot overcome the loss… Continue reading Basic Tire Maintenance
First of all, check your gas cap! Believe it or not, it’s been estimated that nearly 17% of cars on the road have broken or missing gas caps. What’s the big deal? Escaping fumes not only hurt fuel economy but release smog-causing compounds into the air. While you’re at it, slow down. For every 5… Continue reading More Ways To Save Money On Gas
When you choose a transmission specialist, be sure you know exactly what work you are authorizing (i.e. estimate, internal or external diagnosis, or transmission repair). If asked, the technician should be willing to show you the damaged parts and explain the repair work. Also, ask for a damaged-parts report and a breakdown of the work… Continue reading Choosing a Transmission Specialist
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Many states in the U.S. have passed laws that ban the use of cell phones while driving. The reason is the number of deaths attributed to this seemingly harmless activity: 2,600 deaths nationwide every year, by some estimates. In fact, those numbers may actually be too low, due to the continued rise in cell phone… Continue reading Avoid Distractions