Category Archives: Automotive News

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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A Clean Car is Money in the Bank

Purchasing a new car is a major financial investment. Keeping it clean is an easy and inexpensive way to protect its resale and trade-in value, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Many motorists procrastinate when it comes to cleaning their vehicles,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Whether you do it yourself or have it cleaned professionally, proactively keeping your car clean on the outside, and tidy on the inside, will pay big dividends when it comes to maintaining your vehicle’s value over time.” The Car Care Council suggests five ... read more

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Basic Tire Maintenance for Every Driver

The tires are the only thing between the vehicle and the road. When they are properly inflated and in good condition, the handling, stability and safety of the vehicle will be maximized. Conversely, when the tires are under inflated, worn out or damaged, all of the safety systems on the vehicle cannot overcome the loss of control that comes with a blow-out or hydroplaning situation. Air pressure in a tire is like oil in an engine; when it is low, the resulting internal damage is unseen until it is too late. Tires naturally lose 1-2 psi per month, so ongoing neglect will eventually result in a ... read more

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