Archive for October, 2009

Routine Maintenance Will Help You Avoid Road Service Calls

To keep your vehicle performing at its best it is necessary to schedule routine maintenance and service.  This will prepare your car to drive in difficult conditions and help you avoid calling for roadside assistance. First, make sure to check your tire pressure regularly.  In addition, look at the tread on your tires to check […]

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What You Should Do If You Get In A Car Accident

Car accidents are always unnerving and happen unexpectedly.  An accident leaves motorists feeling shocked and stunned, and often, they don’t know what to do next.  Here are some important steps to take in this situation. First, make sure everyone is OK, and if not place a 911 call.  Also, always contact the police and then […]

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Perform This Simple Task To Keep Your Car Running

The recommended intervals for oil changes have increased a significant amount over the last ten years.  It used to be that oil changes were recommended every 3,000 miles, but now recommendations are for every 8,000 miles.  This is great news for drivers because it means less time at the mechanic and less money spent.  However, […]

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Avoid Getting A Speeding Ticket

We’ve all been there.  You’re driving along when all of a sudden you hear sirens blaring behind you.  You realize that you are going to get a speeding ticket and you really don’t have the extra funds to pay for it.  With all of the expenses you’re already paying for your vehicle, such as roadside […]

Large Vehicles Aren’t Necessarily Heavy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that small cars aren’t as safe as big vehicles, back in 1997.  Yet, today there are more small cars than ever.  Small vehicles aren’t the only way to accomplish fuel-efficiency and reduced emissions.  There are now light construction materials that can accomplish this feat on larger vehicles.  In […]

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It Can Be Risky To Buy From A Used Car Dealership

One tactic that people use to sell a pre-owned car is to detail it until it looks brand new.  However, beware, a motor that is steam-cleaned won’t fix a gasket that is blown.  This is why it is important to have auto road service. Having said that, dealerships that are reputable typically won’t try to […]

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Should You Trade In Your Car Or Sell It?

Many people believe it is easiest to trade in your current car when buying a new one.  However, is trading the right choice for you?  There are some advantages and disadvantages to trading. The big advantage to trading over selling is that you have very little hassle.  You don’t have to haggle with buyers and […]

Don’t Find Yourself Stranded In Rush Hour Traffic

According to research, more commuters than ever are experiencing rush hour breakdowns.  These breakdowns occur between 7-9 am and are leaving employees and carpool moms stranded.  Motorists should have a roadside assistance program to protect themselves in this case. Breakdowns leave drivers stranded and expose them to road dangers.  In a recent survey of motorists […]

Preparing Yourself For Bad Road Conditions

Roads often seem like they are war-zones.  Motorists encounter ruts, potholes, and icy roads that can be dangerous.  Just being aware of bad road conditions can help drivers protect themselves.  Here are a few tips that can help you avoid accidents. Be on the lookout for nasty potholes.  If you encounter a pothole, slow down […]

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Saving Money On Your Teen’s Auto Insurance

Teenage drivers add a significant amount of cost to a family’s auto insurance.  This is because insurance is based on the likelihood of a driver getting into a car crash.  According to statistics, young drivers who are inexperienced account for a large amount of auto accidents. This is why they require a road service program […]

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