Sorted by Archive: March, 2016 ( 5 post/s)

  • April is National Car Care Month: Time to Make Auto Care a Top Priority

    Wednesday 30 March 2016

    Car Care Inspections Reveal 80 Percent of Vehicles Need Service Analytics are big these days in business, sports and politics. When it comes to auto care, the numbers tell a very revealing story as 80 percent of vehicles need service, a new part and/or repair, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. “With so many vehicles in need of service, National Car Care Month in April serves as an important reminder to take action today so you can depend on your ve... read more

  • It’s Pothole Season: You May Be in for a Bumpy Ride

    Wednesday 23 March 2016

    As winter winds down and the weather gets warmer, motorists will see more potholes on the roadways and avoiding them can be a real challenge. If you hit a pothole, the non-profit Car Care Council recommends watching for three warning signs to determine if your vehicle has been damaged. Loss of control, swaying when making routine turns, bottoming out on city streets or bouncing excessively on rough roads are indicators that the steering and suspension may have been damaged. T... read more

  • Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

    Wednesday 16 March 2016

    Heed Your Speed, Keep Your Distance and Know What Features Help It's perhaps surprising, but true: Driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving on a snowy one. When the rain starts to fall and pavement is wet, your likelihood of a crash is higher than during wintry conditions like snow, sleet and ice, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA... read more

  • Under Pressure? TPMS Dashboard Light Lets You Know

    Wednesday 09 March 2016

    Newer model vehicles are equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to warn drivers that at least one of their tires is underinflated. The dashboard light looks like an exclamation point inside of a horseshoe and, if illuminated, should be addressed immediately, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “When the TPMS light goes on, it should not be ignored. Driving on underinflated tires can lead to an accident or cause damage to your vehicle,” said Rich... read more

  • Watch out for Drowsy Driving This Spring

    Wednesday 02 March 2016

    Drivers have plenty of things to think about when they're behind the wheel. Whether they're trying to map out the fastest route to a destination or determine if they need a tire alignment, motorists likely have a lot on their minds. Unfortunately, one thing that can slip between the cracks is how alert an individual is. Most people just assume because they're awake they're fit to drive, but that's not the case. In fact, being sleep deprived or slightly dro... read more

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