Sorted by Archive: December, 2016 ( 4 post/s)

  • 5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid While Driving in the Snow

    Wednesday 28 December 2016

    You wake up one morning to find the roads blanketed in a thick carpet of snow. It's still too early for the snowplows to have gotten around to your small neighborhood, but you have to get to work on time this morning. You're a little nervous about the commute, but you get in your car and begin your drive anyway. After a little while with no mishaps, you grow more confident and inch back up to your usual speed. The radio is playing your favorite song, and the traffic conditions have you... read more

  • Auto Care: An Easy Resolution That Makes Financial Sense

    Wednesday 21 December 2016

    With the cost of a new vehicle on the rise, the non-profit Car Care Council reminds drivers that caring for your current vehicle is an easy new year’s resolution to keep, making more economic sense than purchasing a new one. “During the holiday season, many people bust the budget and then resolve to save money in the coming year,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Many resolutions quickly go by the wayside, but it’s an easy decision to keep yo... read more

  • Avoid Cracked Windshields in the Winter Season

    Wednesday 14 December 2016

    Many motorists take the time to brush up on the best driving practices before inclement weather arrives. Although snow may already have fallen in your neck of the words, that doesn't mean there aren't some steps you can take to ensure your vehicle is staying safe in all types of weather. For example, the freezing conditions present during the cold-weather months may lead to damage to a windshield, but drivers can benefit from vehicle maintenance when caring for an automobile.  Cold... read more

  • Avoid Surprise, Winterize

    Wednesday 07 December 2016

    As you say goodbye to autumn, winterizing your vehicle should be a top priority. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that motorists perform a six-point winter maintenance check of areas that have direct impact on winter driving. “Harsh winter weather can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A vehicle that is properly prepared for the elements can help you avoid an unplanned road emergency when the weather... read more

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