Category Archives: Automotive News

5 of the Worst Scenarios That Can Unfold If You Neglect Your Car

Forgetting to tend to your car is almost as bad as neglecting your health. If it happens once in a while, it's not a big deal. However, if you frequently neglect your vehicle, you're setting yourself up for future failure and expenses. To further convince you, here are five of the worst scenarios you may find yourself in if you don't keep up with car maintenance.  1. You miss your best friend's wedding  Honestly, who would forgive this mistake? It'd take years before you and your bestie make amends, and potentially hundreds of dollars f ... read more

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Keep Calm and Drive On

If the summer heat drives you to distraction, the last thing you need is a malfunctioning air conditioning (A/C) system when you’re on the road. Checking your vehicle’s A/C annually will help you keep your cool when temperatures soar, says the Car Care Council. “Getting stuck in traffic is stressful enough, but getting stuck in traffic during the heat of summer without a functioning A/C is the pits,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “It is important to always have the A/C system properly maintained to keep it in tip-top shape and avoid costl ... read more

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Hot Cars and Children Don't Mix

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. “Nobody ever thinks something like this could happen to them, until it does,” advised Deborah ... read more

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Pay Attention to Pet Safety While Driving

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 safety Make sure your car is in top shape.  All cars require scheduled maintenanc ... read more

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How to Allergy- Proof Your Car

Spring has finally arrived, meaning many motorists are itching to hit the road and take advantage of the nicer weather. While the temperatures and the sunshine may be ideal for driving, the conditions are not so desirable for allergy sufferers. As the foliage begins to burst and flowers start to bloom, many people may experience sneezing, congestion, watery eyes and itchy throat or other symptoms that can not only affect your mood, but also hinder driving abilities due to distraction. This is not an uncommon issue, either. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in ... read more

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