Four Common Summertime Auto Issues

Most of us look forward to the warm, summer months each year. Summer often means vacations, road trips and other enjoyable outdoor activities. The summer heat can also put additional strain on vehicles, though. Let’s take a look at four of the most common summertime auto issues and how you can prevent them from causing… Read more »

Get in Gear for Summer Driving

Summer and road trips often go hand in hand. Travel and vacation plans frequently take people further from home than normal, and involve fully loaded vehicles in hot weather. This combination can create an expensive problem if there has been any neglected maintenance. Carefully inspect your car now to get in gear for summer driving…. Read more »

Five Things to Check Before You Tow

With summer approaching, many people are making plans for vacations and weekend getaways, and many people will be hauling a camper, boat or other trailer with them. Before you hit the road, let’s review what you need to know before you tow. Hitch There are several different classes of trailer hitch, ranging from Class 1… Read more »

Avoiding Summer Tire Failures

With summer rapidly approaching, Americans across the country will be filing into their vehicles for vacations, road trips and sightseeing drives. These can end abruptly, though, due to issues on the road, like tire failures. Make sure that you get where you’re going by following these tips to avoid potential tire blowouts. Inflate Correctly Before… Read more »

Automatic Brakes Are a Go

For the past few years, automatic emergency braking was a feature only found on higher end cars. However, 20 automakers along with the United States Department of Transportation have recently announced that they are going to make it a standard feature in all new cars by September 2022, reports ABC News. Seeing that it is… Read more »

Winter Tires vs. All-Seasons: Know the Differences

Deciding which tires are best for your vehicle often depends on the time of year and where you live. Chances are your vehicle is outfitted with all-season tires, especially if it has recently left the factory. While these tires can sometimes be fine throughout the entire year, you may need to switch to winter tires… Read more »