It’s never too early to learn the ABCs of car care, says the Car Care Council. A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan. B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem. C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards… Continue reading The ABCs of Car Care for New Drivers
If you do not know these important spring car cleaning tips, your car may not be ready for the road trips you plan to take. Each spring, take the time to tune up and rev up your car to make sure it has the ability to help you enjoy the outdoors in the coming driving… Continue reading 10 Most Important Spring Car Cleaning Tips
Here’s hot news about your car battery that may seem surprising: It’s not so much the cold that gets it down as it is high heat. Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, thus damaging the internal structure of the battery. That’s why it’s a good idea to check your battery as the seasons change from… Continue reading Five Steps Towards Better Battery Behavior
The weekend is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a road trip! Check out these bucket-list road trip for ideas. Columbia River Scenic Highway, Ore. Unlike most highways, this nearly century-old route was built purely for scenery, and it truly delivers big time. “It’s just a fantastic drive and… Continue reading Road Trip
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
The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that motorists perform a six-point winter maintenance check of areas that have direct impact on winter driving. “Harsh winter weather can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A vehicle that is properly prepared for the elements can help… Continue reading Avoid Surprise, Winterize
Are you someone, or do you know someone who doesn’t enjoy driving once the sun has gone down? You’re not alone. A recent survey from SYLVANIA Automotive found that 62 percent of motorists avoid driving during evening hours. However, for many drivers avoidance is simply not realistic – you still need to get home from… Continue reading Nighttime Driving Worries: Do You Want to See Better At Night?