Tag: tips

Top Ten Car Care Tips

Mike Bumbeck autoMedia.com What you can do yourself to keep your car on the road If everything on TV were true, then keeping a vehicle running great, looking good, and lasting a long time would be the easiest thing ever. Advertising will tell us over and over that all we really need to do to…

Safety lesson for bad drivers

sheppnews.com.au Almost any time I get in a car I am likely to encounter a bad driver on the roads. The most common thing that irks me is people who fail to indicate properly. It’s almost like they think other drivers can read their mind. If I am going to move in any direction, I…

How to Not Drive Like an Idiot This Winter

Snow, ice, and slush—oh my! Presenting five basic tips on how to navigate inclement weather this season. Wes Siler outsideonline.com The single most important important thing you can do to drive safely in snow, ice, and cold temperatures is to fit a set of studless winter tires to your car or truck. But even after…

Nine things you should do for safer winter driving

insideottawavalley.com With winter just a few weeks away, RSA Canada, a leading general home and auto insurer, is urging drivers to exercise more caution on the road than normal. The warning comes as Canadians prepare for an extreme winter, according to the Canadian Farmers’ Almanac. “Extremely cold temperatures, intense snow storms and blizzard conditions have…

Winter Maintenance Tips – Tires

Winter Maintenance Tips tirerack.com Because winter tires typically have very aggressive tread designs they are more susceptible to the irregular wear that can be caused by suspension misalignment (or worn parts). Of the three normal alignment adjustments (caster, camber and toe) the camber and toe settings are the most important while caster settings have little…

Fall is the time to get your car ready for winter

Many safety tests require specialty tools and a high level of expertise, so getting a professional opinion is recommended. Ruth Morrison pressherald.com Have you heard the one about the guy who changed the air in his tires from summer blend to winter blend every fall? This inside joke for gearheads is like the ones about…

Top 10 Bad Driving Habits That Damage Your Car

Bad Driving Habits

Elan McAfee yourmechanic.com Your vehicle is one of your most costly possessions, and it’s certainly one on which you heavily depend. So, you want it to last as long as possible. Even if you have the proper vehicle maintenance measures in place, there may be important day-to-day responsibilities you overlook that have a negative impact…

How to Ace the Road Test

How to Ace the Road Test Once you’ve obtained your learner’s permit and completed your state’s other requirements, you’ll be eligible to take the road test for your driver’s license. To get you ready for the big day, follow these tips to give yourself the best chance at passing the test on your first attempt.…

How Much Will You Pay for Your Teen’s Bad Driving Habits?

Justine Luke June 2, 2016 autoweek.com Tips to help you manage insurance rates and your teen’s safety Insurance.com, a car insurance comparison site, surveyed 500 parents in regards to the rules and regulations they have set to protect their teen drivers. Here are some of the findings: – Adding a 16-year-old to your insurance policy…