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road trip
17
Jun
2022
Posted in Articles

What to Take on a Cross-Country Road Trip

Are you going on a cross-country road trip? If so, you might be wondering what to take with you. There are a lot of factors involved in packing for your journey, but here are some examples that may help. What…

windshield
13
Jun
2022
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New Car Windshields – Proper Care and Maintenance Tips

Windshields need TLC, especially when newly installed. Many people may not realize this but the windshield is actually one of the most critical components of any vehicle. Aside from giving drivers an unobstructed view of  the road ahead, this auto…

car dealer
03
Jun
2022
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Closed on Sundays: Car Dealerships

Shop for a new or used car and your local car dealership may be closed. Notably, in 13 states dealerships may not conduct business on Sundays, while in another seven, their hours are restricted. In the remaining states, districts, and…

Dodge Viper
02
Jun
2022
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Snake Bitten: Remembering the Dodge Viper

No other car in the history of Dodge has placed a halo firmly over the brand as the Viper. Sure, the Hellcat has its place in brand lore, but the Viper is what gave Dodge its modern performance panache. Without…

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
19
May
2022
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All About Minivans!

The minivan segment is a shell of its previous glory. In the 1980s, just when the Chrysler Corporation was reviving the segment, customers began moving away from wagons to minivans. By 2000, crossover utility vehicles began to enter the market…

car smashed
16
May
2022
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When is Your Car a Total Loss?

Smash! You never saw it coming — a driver runs a red light, and slams into the side of your vehicle, leaving behind a trail of twisted metal, broken glass, and thousands of dollars in damage. Airbags saved the day…

texting while driving
13
May
2022
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Distracted Driving Recognition and Tips to Avoid It

Distracted driving is not just a nuisance, it’s also a killer. Indeed, in 2019, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 3,142 people were killed due to distracted driving. That represents nearly 1 in 14 motor vehicle deaths….

tornado
06
May
2022
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Driving During a Tornado

Not many Americans have seen a tornado, despite what movies such as The Wizard of Oz and Twister may indicate. With video footage widely available, it may seem that we have driven right past one, but most likely you have…

summer travel
03
May
2022
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Summer Car Preparation Tips

Hot weather is on the way and it will be here before you know it. Much like the winter months, the summer season is equally challenging to your vehicle. Although your car is designed to withstand temperature extremes, high temperatures…

child in car seat
20
Apr
2022
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Child Heatstroke Dangers and Your Car

Parents and caregivers understand the importance of restraining children in their car booster seats, an effective way to protect youngsters. However, even with children safely in place, one significant and overlooked hazard may be lying in wait: heatstroke. Heatstroke can…

15
Apr
2022
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Gap Coverage May Save You Thousands of Dollars

Here’s a thought: you buy a new car and within months it is stolen or totaled following an accident. You believe that your insurance coverage is excellent, but are soon rudely awakened when your finance company sends you a bill…

04
Apr
2022
Posted in Driving Tips

Changes to Your Driving Habits That’ll Keep You Safer on the Road

Just one mistake behind the wheel or a moment of distraction can prove disastrous. Sadly, more than 3 million Americans are injured in car accidents annually with another 42,000 killed according to the federal government. Avoiding becoming a grisly statistic…

spark plug
21
Mar
2022
Posted in Car Maintenance Tips

Oil On Spark Plug Threads | Diagnose and Fix

There is nothing pleasant about having oil on your spark plug. As we know, spark plugs play a crucial role in your petrol-powered vehicle’s ignition system. On the other hand, oil is a lubricant that prevents friction amongst the car’s…

18
Mar
2022
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The U.S. Army Aims for Net Zero

It might come as a surprise, but the U.S. Army also wants to join the “net-zero” movement in an attempt to curb pesky emissions and, ultimately, help to save the globe. The Army carefully conceived a plan which should be…

Jeep RX 200
12
Feb
2022
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Your Next Jeep Might be an Electric Scooter

If you are shopping for a Jeep model, an electric scooter has joined the product line. As improbable as that may sound, it is happening thanks to a partnership between Jeep and Razor. Razor, a leader in the scooter industry, developed…

Amtrak
05
Feb
2022
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What is the Amtrak Auto Train?

All about the Amtrak Auto Train. East coast travelers bound for Florida understand that the trip is a long one, especially from Washington, DC, northward. While most trips can be accomplished in a day or two, the wear and tear…