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National Car Care Month: Are you ready for wet spring driving?

  April is National Car Care Month and spring is finally here! Most drivers know to take precautions and be prepared for winter driving, but spring driving comes with its own challenges.   Winter recovery When spring cleaning, don’t forget your car. Winter took a toll on your car. Here in New England, in addition

Car hitting pothole

Watch out for those potholes!

A childhood memory is having the wind knocked out when you fell off a swing in mid-air, or your friend laughingly slid off their end of the seesaw when they were down and you were up. POW! That’s the kind of jolt your car feels when one wheel hits a pothole at 40 mph.  

200,000 miles or more: Make your car go the distance

“With proper care, many of today’s cars can last 200,000 miles or more,” says Consumer Reports. In addition, “Owners seeking to limit repair costs by trading in their vehicle every three to five years may lose out on thousands of savings.” The key is regular, quality maintenance. When comparing the costs of buying and keeping

It’s COLD Outside. Check Your Tire Pressure!

When was the last time your checked your tire pressure? Did you know that this extreme cold we’ve been experiencing for the last couple of weeks can drastically alter your tire pressure? You may have noticed your TPMS light go on periodically. If this is the case, your tires are probably underinflated even if it

Do’s and Don’ts of Driving in the Snow

The snow has arrived. Do you know what to do if you need to drive in wintery conditions? Check out these do’s and don’ts of driving in the snow.   DON’T:   Go out unprepared. Long before the first snowfall, have an emergency kit, ice scraper, and salt or kitty litter in the trunk ready