Archive for March, 2009

Buying A Vehicle Online Is Now Simple

Now, people search the Internet to purchase cars, roadside assistance, and car loans.  One great resource for this is Autoopia, or  This is a new search engine that has revolutionized the way that people search for cars, just like Google revolutionized the way in which people make general searches.  The people who created this […]

Why Roadside Assistance Is Essential

Motorists traveling on their own fear that at some point they might have car problems.  This isn’t surprising since drivers are spending more and more time in their car.  People are driving long distances to and from work, and have more errands than ever, so it is inevitable that drivers will experience a breakdown at […]

Is Air Pollution Or Driving More Dangerous?

Here’s why people need to be concerned about the state of the environment: Because a situation that is bad is costly-namely in money and lives. California State University recently performed a study, finding that the two regions in California that are the most populated have air pollution that killed more people than car accidents.  This […]

Posted in Road Service

A Bluetooth Speaker For Car Convenience

For you drivers out there who are determined to stick with your Bluetooth-less vehicle for a little longer, yet who would like to take advantage of that technology, there may be an easy solution that doesn’t attach to your sun visor. The new Steering Wheel Bluetooth Adapter fastens to the steering wheel on the inside […]

Posted in Road Service

Chrysler Recalls 2008-09 Dodge Journeys

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a recall has been issued by Chrysler for 16,852 Dodge Journeys from 2008-09 model years because of a possible defect in the electrical system of the vehicle. Dodge Journeys that aren’t equipped with a 115-volt optional auxiliary power outlet have an electrical connector that is unused.  The […]

The 2009 Sporty Nissan Maxima

Probably the car that has had the biggest identity crisis over the years is the Nissan Maxima sedan.  It has been a luxury car, mainstream car, and even a sporty car.  Now, however, the 2009 version of the Nissan Maxima has gone back to its roots. The new Maxima has been reinvigorated and deserves to […]

Drivers Are Being Hit Hard By The Economy

As the economy declines, more motorists are trying to save money by abandoning their car insurance. According to the Insurance Research Council, the uninsured rate and the unemployment rate are directly correlated.  When unemployment increases 1%, uninsured drivers increase a half-percent.  As of November, unemployment was up 2% since last year. In a recent study, […]

Mature Drivers May Need To Change Driving Habits

Age is not the only factor that determines a person’s driving ability; however, there are physical changes that happen as a result of the aging process that affect a person’s driving skills.  There are over 19 million drivers in the country over 70 years old. This age group is the most rapidly growing part of […]

Posted in Road Service

Spring Is The Season For A Family Road Trip

One of the most fun family activities is taking road trips.  Families can make a lot of fond memories traveling on the open road.  Americans will take more than 320 vacation trips over the spring and summer season.  However, frustration and stress can come along with a family road trip, so take note of some […]

Posted in Road Service

Ford Promises Quality Cars

Ford Motor Co. recently made a promise that its new compact and sub-compact cars, which are due in 2010, will exceed the industry average in quality.  Hopefully, this will allow consumers to avoid roadside assistance calls. According to Bennie Fowler, the Ford VP of Global Quality, the carmaker will maintain its “things gone wrong” at […]

Posted in Road Service