Tire Safety: Did you know?

Important Tire Safety Facts • A tire can be as much as 50% underinflated before it is visibly noticeable. According to the Car Care Council tire pressure should be checked at least once a month. • Only 15% of drivers properly check their tire pressure. • More than half of drivers wrongly believe that the

It’s Tire Safety Week.

Properly maintaining your tires not only improves gas mileage, it is also critical to your safety. It pays to choose wisely and care for them regularly. Proper maintenance begins with your choice of tire. Don’t choose your tires based solely on lowest price or appearance. Tires should be chosen to correctly match your vehicles recommended

Is your car road trip ready?

Whether it’s a week long vacation or just a day trip, don’t hit the road without performing some basic checks to keep your car running safely on long rides this summer. Check your spare. When was the last time you checked the air pressure in your spare tire? The side of an unfamiliar highway is

Eliminate your blind spot!

Many of us have had a close call or two from not being able to see what is in our blind spot while driving. Traditional wisdom recommends you adjust your side view mirrors until a portion of the door of your car is visible, figures 2 and 5 below. Notice how the red car is

7 Simple Tips For Getting Your Car Ready For The Summer Season

Is your car ready for those summer road trips? Don't spend your vacation in the repair shop. Bring your car in for service or use our checklist to make sure your vehicle is up to the task. 1. Get the right kind of oil change. The oil used should have the right viscosity, or thickness,