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Getting Ready for Your Holiday Road Trip

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Nov 22, 2016 10:38:45 AM

 

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Tips for Nighttime Driving

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Nov 9, 2016 1:21:02 PM

 

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4 Things You Should Know Before Your Driving Test

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Oct 24, 2016 4:49:00 PM

Every teen is excited when they’re finally able to take their driving test and get their license. However, this rite of passage doesn’t cover everything a teen needs to know to be a successful driver. On the road and alone, you need to handle a lot beyond using turn signals and braking.

A few crucial things to understand, yet aren’t proven in a driving test, include:

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The History of Headlights

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Oct 18, 2016 11:13:27 AM

You probably use them everyday. Like many things on our cars, we take for granted that they weren't always there, like windshield wipers and seat belts. But what would you do without them? Your adventures would be limited to the daylight hours and forget about going out on a foggy morning! You know how important your headlights are but do you know how they came about? We've got the answers. 

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Preventing Car Theft

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Sep 8, 2016 2:10:00 PM

It’s a scenario that all of us dread: after a long day at work or school, you walk back to where you parked your car to find that it’s been broken into. Maybe you’re one of the (relatively) lucky ones who only had some spare change taken out of the cup holder, but maybe you’ve found that something more valuable-- or worse, even your car itself-- has been stolen. It’s a tragic thought to be sure, but fortunately it’s largely avoidable. Check out these tips for preventing car theft and keep your belongings and your car safe.

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Tire Maintenance

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Aug 22, 2016 9:52:16 AM

Your tires are responsible for getting your car where it needs to go, so it’s important that you take care of them. Good tire maintenance will extend the life of your tires, saving you money on costly replacements. It will also lower your chance of a flat tire, a scenario that no one wants to deal with. Read on for some short-term and long-term tire maintenance tips.

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Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Aug 12, 2016 6:30:00 PM

Some of the lights on your dash, like the low fuel or check engine light, are pretty straightforward-- you know what the problem is when they light up. But there are others that may not be as clear. The tire pressure monitoring system light is one of these. Trying to figure out what you should do when this light comes on can sometimes be confusing, especially because the sensors are often different from vehicle to vehicle. We’ve rounded up a straightforward explanation of what this light means and what steps you should take if you find it lit up in your car.

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4 Questions You Have About Your Child's Car Seat

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Feb 18, 2016 10:12:24 AM

You have a lot of items specially designed to keep your baby safe. Childproofing your home was a task but you need something a little different for your vehicle. We know that it can be intimidating finding everything you need for your newborn, so we've put together a list of questions you might have regarding your child's car seat. 

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4 Things to Remember When Fueling Up

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Feb 12, 2016 2:58:28 PM

You probably get gas once a week or more, depending on the vehicle you drive. It's a routine part of your car's maintenance; filling up when the tank gets low is one of the few "everyday" (so to speak) actions to maintain your vehicle. It's what gets you from Point A to Point B. After all, your car can't go without gas. But even such a common activity like filling up at the pump has its hazards. Are you doing something potentially dangerous while gassing up? 

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