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4 Tire Safety Tips Every Driver Needs to Know

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It’s happened to every driver at some point: You’re driving along when you notice that your steering isn’t as smooth as it was. Maybe your tire blows completely, or you’re just driving the rest of the way home on a really squishy low tire. Either way, keeping your tires in great condition is important to always staying safe when you’re on the road. To protect your tires – and yourself – here are 4 tire safety tips every driver needs to know: Rotate Often Rotating your tires helps them wear more evenly, leaving you less likely to have a wobbly,…

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7 Tips For Improving Your Car’s Battery Life

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There is little more frustrating than heading out in a rush, starting your car and… nothing. A good car battery can last anywhere from 2 to 5 years, but if you are not careful, you can unintentionally shorten that lifespan. Check out our 7 tips for improving your car’s battery: Engine Off, Lights Off A fully charged battery is a happy battery. If you’ve ever left your interior lights on overnight, you know that it can drain the charge right out, leaving you with no transportation.  Before you exit your vehicle, make sure all accessories are turned off, and double…

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4 Tire Care Tips Every Driver Needs to Know

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Tires can be expensive! But tires that are in good working order are necessary to keep you safe on the road. They are the only thing between your vehicle and the road, and proper care ensures that your car will handle well in all sorts of road conditions. When you have to invest in new tires, you want to be sure they will last as long as possible so you don’t have to replace them as often. To get the most out of your tires, follow these important care tips: Proper Inflation Proper inflation makes a significant difference in how…

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4 Winter Car Care Tips to Help You Avoid a Breakdown

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Winter is upon us, with it, winter driving conditions. Dropping temperatures, snow, and ice bring an increase in breakdowns and accidents. In these situations, waiting for a tow truck can be especially scary as any precipitation causes low visibility and slippery roads. Here are some ways you can winterize your vehicle and decrease your chance of a breakdown: Switch to Snow Tires Snow tires are formulated to grip to the road in lower temperatures better than all-season tires. If you are reusing tires from a previous winter season, be sure there is adequate tread to avoid slipping. A simple penny…

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