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  • Emergency Tips: What to do if Your Brakes Stop Working

    Wednesday 21 June 2017

    When your car’s brakes fail, it is important to know what to do to protect yourself and others. Whether you are on a highway or just a back road, this is a scary situation that no driver wants to face. Unfortunately, brakes wear out and, on occasion, they can stop working properly. If you ever find yourself in this situation, follow these tips to protect yourself. Steps to follow The most important thing to do in any emergency situation is to keep calm. Take a deep breath... read more

  • Hot Cars and Children Don't Mix

    Wednesday 14 June 2017

    Every summer, tragic headlines flash across television screens and announce that yet another child has become the victim of a hot car. According to the National Safety Council, 43 children died in 2013 when they suffered from heatstroke inside of a car. As the weather starts to get warmer, there are steps you can take to help prevent this disaster and protect your children. &ldquo... read more

  • Don't Let Tires Flatten Your Summer Travel Plans

    Wednesday 07 June 2017

    Getting a flat tire is no fun for anyone at any time, especially on vacation. To keep your summer road trip rolling along, the non-profit Car Care Council recommends a quick tire check before you leave the driveway. “The excitement of summer vacation quickly deflates when your car has a flat tire,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A quick four-step tire check will help you to avoid the aggravation of changing a flat tire on the side of the road.&rdquo... read more

  • Pay Attention to Pet Safety While Driving

    Wednesday 31 May 2017

    Doing errands around town is always more fun when your four-legged friend is there to keep you company. “Who wants to go for a ride in the car?” is a question that can get many tails wagging in dog-loving homes across the U.S. When taking your pet on either a long road trip or just a run to the local dog park, it is important to remember that car travel is just as dangerous for our pets as it is for you, and it is necessary precautions to protect them. General car... read more

  • Auto Care Steps for a Stress Free Road Trip

    Wednesday 24 May 2017

    Summer road trip season is here. Taking proactive steps to make sure your vehicle is operating properly will help avoid the hassle and unexpected cost of a breakdown away from home, says the non-profit Car Care Council. This summer, AAA expects to receive calls from over seven million stranded motorists experiencing car trouble. The majority of issues the travel group anticipates will cause car p... read more