Teach Your Teen How To Handle Roadside Emergencies Safely


Few things are as stressful on a parent as letting a teen take the car out without any adult supervision. This rite of passage has to happen at some point, and if you do your job and prepare your teen for the responsibilities and all of the things that can happen when they're out and about, they'll be just fine. Here, you'll find a few tips to help you make sure that your teen driver knows what to do in the event of a roadside emergency.

19 February 2019

3 Simple Tactics To Protect Your Car Windshield From Hail


With sizes ranging from just five millimeters all the way up to six inches in diameter, hailstones are a common concern for vehicle owners because these things can cause so much damage when they are hurled from the sky. Your biggest concern will be protecting your windshield from getting damaged during a storm that includes hail. Take a look at a few simple tactics to protect your car windshield during a hailstorm.

7 January 2019

Three Questions About Wheel Alignments


Does your car seem to have a mind of its own and moving to one side of the road? This is a problem that should be taken seriously, because it can potentially lead to an accident. A car that is drifting to one side is an indication that there is an issue with the alignment of the wheels. If both wheels are not pointed in the exact same direction, it can cause the car to pull to the side.

12 November 2018

Symptoms Telling You To Check Your Brakes


The brakes on your car will need to be replaced and repaired from time to time. How do you know when it's time to take your car in to have your brakes looked at? Here, you'll find a few symptoms of bad brakes that tell you it's time to get the car in for repairs. Shimmying Steering Wheel When you press on your brake pedal, the car should begin to slow and come to a smooth stop.

25 September 2018

Commercial Fleet Management Tips To Consider


Many commercial enterprises will need a fairly large fleet of vehicles to function. While this can be a necessity, it can also represent a sizable logistical challenge as managing and maintaining a large number of vehicles can quickly become an overwhelming responsibility if you are unprepared. Appreciate The Ways A Rigorous Fleet Management Program Can Benefit Your Enterprise It is a common situation for business owners to take a fairly hands-off approach when it comes to their vehicle fleet.

24 August 2018

How To Tell If Your Semi's Transmission Is Failing


Owning your own transportation company can be a great way to generate income, but only if the trucks in your fleet remain in good working condition over time. Transmission troubles could sideline your semis for an extended period of time, so it's important that you are able to spot these transmission problems early and invest in the repairs needed to keep your trucks on the road. Here are three signs to be looking for as you monitor the condition of your semi's transmission in the future.

1 December 2017

A Vehicle Owner's Guide To Understanding Brake Calipers


Brake calipers are the part of the brakes that connect the force on the brake pedal to the brake pads. This is done through hydraulic fluid within the actuators and the calipers used on both front and rear brakes. As a vehicle owner, it is normal to want to know more about brake calipers. When Are Brake Calipers Needed? Calipers are found on cars that use disc brakes. The majority of vehicles have them on the front wheels, and many also now have them on the rear wheels.

11 August 2016