If you had to leave at a moment’s notice, would you be ready? Would your car?

  September is FEMA’s National Preparedness Month.   You often hear advice on keeping emergency supplies in your car in case you are stranded in the snow. While that’s good advice, it’s better to be prepared year round. Roadside emergencies or neighborhood evacuations can happen anywhere, at any time of year. Give yourself peace of

How long can your car last? As long as you want!

With proper care and use, a vehicle can outlive generations of owners. According to the Car Care Council, other than a major accident just about the only reason for a vehicle to go to the recycling yard is neglect. Alarming fact: every 20 minutes Americans dump enough cars into junkyards to form a stack as

Get your college student (and their car!) ready for school.

 August is slipping away faster than you’d think. Do you have a child getting ready to take their vehicle back to college with them? With so many other things to worry about, it’s easy to forget to make sure that they are prepared to care for their car and that their car is in great

Is it time for new brakes?

Brakes are vital to your safety when driving your car. Neglecting your brake system’s warning signs can cause increased repair costs or worse, no brakes at all.   There are several signs that let you know that it’s time to bring your car into a repair shop for brakes. The most obvious on is a

How old is your brake fluid?

Brake fluid is often topped off when the brake system is serviced, but not everyone knows that most vehicles today require the brake fluid to be flushed and completely changed every 2-3 years or 30,000 miles. Check your owner’s manual for the manufacturer’s recommended schedule for your vehicle.   “But I’m not having any problems,