10 Signs That You Need to Bring Your Car to a Professional

There is no way around it, at some point, your vehicle is going to need the help of an automotive repair professional.   For some, the signs are clear, and for others, not so much. To help clear any confusion, we have put together a list of 10 signs that you need to bring your

Child Passenger Safety Week September 18-24, 2016

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. Many deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters and seat belts. Getting safety information and car seat instructions to parents and caregivers is crucial to

How to Know What Fuel is Right for Your Car

Each vehicle manufacturer has different requirements for the type of fuel they would want you to use. When choosing the fuel for your vehicle, it is best to follow the guidelines that are set by the manufacturer. You can find this information in your vehicle’s owner manual, or sometimes on the gas cap door. If

How to Identify the Fluid Leaking from Your Car

We’ve all been there. We back out of the driveway and when we look back to where our car was parked we see it: a spot. What is it? Is it oil or something else?  Is the spot new, or has it been building up for a while? Fortunately, you don’t need to sit and

How to be Summer Road Trip Ready

Summer is here, school is out, and families are hitting the road. When you hit the open road, it is an awesome feeling. Unfortunately, that road trip fun can come to a grinding halt if you experience car problems. You may not always be able to avoid issues on the road, but there are precautions

Tire Care and Safety

When is the last time you took a good look at your car’s tires? Proper tire maintenance is a very important safety measure, yet it is often overlooked. Just take a minute to think about it, tires are the only contact between your vehicle and the road. You wouldn’t wear shoes that are worn so

7 Tips to Get Your Vehicle to 200,000 Miles

It wasn’t so long ago that people would laugh at the idea of keeping a car running through 200,000 miles and beyond. However, major improvements in automotive technology, lubricants, rust prevention and so on have made vehicles much more reliable and durable. Now-a-days it isn’t uncommon for a car to age well into the six-figure

Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

Every May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month (GYTSM).  GYTSM is a movement led by the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) in collaboration with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The goal of the movement is to help raise awareness of youth traffic safety problems and to engage and empower youth to lead

7 Warning Signs that Your Car Has a Suspension System Problem

Your car is an investment that requires proper maintenance to keep it running correctly. It is important to look after your vehicle to not only ensure your safety, but to prolong its life. For many people, car maintenance can be overwhelming with so many different things to look over after and understand. Your vehicle’s suspension system

Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) describes distracted driving as any activity that diverts a driver’s attention from driving, or endangers the driver, passenger, and bystanders. It has, unfortunately become a trend with real and even deadly consequences, prompting the NHTSA to start Distracted Driving Awareness month, which takes place annually in April. Distracted