Over the years, we all develop habits. Some are good, and some are bad. Maybe you are in the habit of always wearing clean underwear. Good for you, you’ll never risk embarrassment in the event of an accident. On the other hand, maybe your habits include an extra doughnut each day with your cup of morning Joe.
Among all the basic maintenance tasks that come with owning an automobile, the purchase of tires is perhaps the most expensive. When it is time to replace tires, a quick peek through an advertisement or a cursory Google search reveals a somewhat daunting task. There is an incredible number of manufacturers, warranties, and...
Road trips can be a lot of fun, but they can also be hard on your vehicle. Make sure that you prepare it properly before you head out from home. If you take the time to really go over your vehicle and make sure it’s all up to spec, you can take your trip with confidence that you’ll be able to handle any problems that you may encounter along the way.
In many sections of the country, keeping a car street legal requires the passing of an emissions test. If the car fails on emissions it will often fail the entire vehicle inspection process and, in some states, this will prevent you from renewing your car's registration. That's a big stack of falling dominoes poised to take you off the road.
Vehicles are expensive, and yet many drivers neglect them. Do yourself a favor and take care of yours. You’ll get more performance out of it if you take the time to handle routine maintenance. Here are some basic tips to help you extend the lifespan of your vehicle. Most of them are quite simple to do and well worth the trouble.
Operating a commercial vehicle is a big responsibility, and before you head off on a long-distance trip, you should always take the time to inspect your vehicle and load carefully. By taking just a few minutes to check everything, you’ll enjoy smoother rides and fewer problems down the road. Sure, there is always going to be...
There is possibly no other fluid with a price so fluid as gasoline. Low prices send people running to the pumps while spikes in price have actually caused boycotts. At the end of the day, however, gasoline remains one of life’s “necessary evils” because of everyone’s need for mobility. There are some driving habits that
When you're heading out on a trip, you need to make sure that you're set and ready to go. This means having everyone and everything that you need for the trip, having enough sleep for the ride, your directions and of course, gas money to get there. With this stuff tucked neatly away, you're then able to move forward and take off...