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The most obvious reason to focus on driver’s safety is to prevent personal injuries and to protect your passengers. You also want to avoid the stress and cost of vehicle repairs, reduce the chance of being cited by law enforcement officials and keep your auto insurance rates as low as possible. If you are trying to be a safe driver, the good news is that there are…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 3, 2019 at 1:38pm — No Comments
Driving is a very important aspect of becoming a mature adult. More importantly still is the skill and care in which you drive once you’ve earned your license. Becoming a safe driver not only impacts you while you’re inside of your car but it also affects your life outside of your car.
Maintaining a valid and current car insurance…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on September 25, 2018 at 2:58pm — No Comments
When your teenagers are ready for their first vehicle, you probably feel a mix of both excitement and trepidation.
While you’re probably happy to no longer have to drive them everywhere, you are also worried about the safety of their cars. Taking some time to…
Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 18, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Part of the fun of vacations is getting to enjoy all the beautiful and unusual sights along the way. The key to all this sightseeing, though, is that your car operates flawlessly for the duration of your trip. If something major breaks, you could end up with a big headache instead of the incredible…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on July 18, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
You may not give much thought to your car until it starts to have problems. Repairs can be costly and troublesome. Here are some of the ways that you can maintain the gearbox and driveline in your car.
Depending on the type of vehicle that…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on May 17, 2018 at 9:25am — No Comments
Cars are getting safer. Soon, riding in a car will be just as safe as riding in a plane. Modern technology makes things easier for people who are driving and people who regularly ride in these cars. Your next ride should have these modern features to make it…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 8, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Among all of the 2018 vehicles, there are dozens of options that are specifically designed to protect passengers during a variety of driving situations. If you want an automobile with tools for possible collisions and features that can effectively prevent fender benders, you may want…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on March 12, 2018 at 11:10am — No Comments
Many people, especially experienced drivers, view themselves as a good driver.
If they have an altercation with someone, it is obviously the other driver who is a crazy driver, who doesn’t know what they are doing and is going to be the cause of an accident. But what if it was you that was making others feel…
Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on November 30, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
It is an unfortunate fact that millions of auto accidents take place every year, and those collisions often result in a myriad of legal, financial, and medical problems. While some accidents are caused by variables that are completely out of your control, drivers can do quite a bit to stay safe while behind the wheel…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on April 26, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Drive by your local dealership, and you'll realize that there is a huge surge in family cars that place a large focus on safety and efficiency. When it comes time to get the next family vehicle, you have plenty of exciting options. Large families had to endure tortuous trips in a mini-van in the past, but it's now the family sedan that reigns supreme. With…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on April 17, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The consequences of a traffic ticket can reach beyond a minor annoyance and a small fine. Depending on the type of violation, misbehaving while motoring could mean losing your license, increased insurance rates, and additional fines and fees.
Added by Freya Gilbert on March 3, 2017 at 12:13am — No Comments
Your car only runs as well as you maintain it. Every car has different needs when it comes to maintenance, and it is essential for you to know what that is. Determine the total extent of care that you need based on its age and condition. In order to save you both time and money in the long run it is essential for you to consistently take good care of your vehicle. Here are just 5 ways that you should work to safeguard your car from the inside out.
Added by Anica Oaks on February 23, 2017 at 12:09pm — No Comments
When it comes to teens texting, most teenagers say they just can't help it -- even when they are behind the wheel. While drivers face many distractions behind the wheel, highway safety experts say texting is becoming worrisome since 48 percent of teens reported texting when alone in a car, according to a Students Against…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 4, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Car insurance companies look at a number of different factors when determining what your rates and premiums will be. They start with simple demographics such as age, income, education, and location to get an idea of who you are. Then, they look at driving habits such as lengthy commutes or city driving to get an idea of how…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on October 3, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
To protect your family on the road, you need to perform routine maintenance on your vehicle. Something that requires maintenance and must be replaced form time to time is your tires. If you don’t, you could get in a deadly accident due to a blowout or hydroplaning. However, you may be confused…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on September 17, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
Driving is a privilege and not a right as many think it is. Parents and teenagers often see it as a rite of passage as children approach adulthood. However, it is a very serious undertaking that requires a responsible person behind the wheel, one who realizes that the safety of passengers, other motorists,…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 22, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Here are five easy-to-follow auto maintenance tips to keep your car running its best while staying safe behind the wheel. Follow these tips to save on costly repairs later.
The Penny Check
To determine if your tires are getting worn out and are about due for replacement, Free Service Tire Company recommends the penny check. Simply take a penny and place it in the groove of the tread…
Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 17, 2016 at 3:28pm — No Comments
So your teen has just turned 16 and they are begging for a new ride. It would be impractical to say, “No, you are on your own”, but you also have enough common sense not to buy your ticking-time-bomb teen a new vehicle and unleash them on the road. I’m sure you weren’t contemplating doing this. Have you looked at teen driving statistics lately? Are you certain your…Continue
I've been watching the debate involving TrueCar.com on many automotive forums, but today I was pushed to action by comments from Charles Kim on ADM who is employed by TrueCar.com.
Here is what Charles said today on the very popular…Continue