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St. Patrick’s Day Driving Safety Tips

12 Mar

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate the Emerald Isle and all things green.  St. Patrick’s Day is this weekend, and for many that means going out and enjoying the parades, parties and, of course, Irish beer.  But, if you’re planning to partake in the festivities, be sure to plan for the safety of […]

6 Things New Drivers Should Avoid

29 Jan

There’s no feeling quite like that of when you’re finally holding that freshly printed license for the first time.  Sure, it’s just a piece of plastic, but to a new driver, it’s the freedom that they’ve been dreaming of for as long as they can remember.  But, before you hit the open road on your […]

Winter Weather Driving Tips

30 Dec

The holidays and holiday travel may be over, but most of us are still hitting the road every day and driving in less than ideal winter weather conditions.  Unfortunately, winter road conditions, while unfavorable, are also unavoidable.  That’s why you have to be prepared at all times. We’ve put together some tips and a driving […]

DIY Car Maintenance: How to Jumpstart Your Car

29 Nov

Many of us have experienced it before and likely will at some point or another in our lives.  You go to turn on your car only to find that the ignition won’t come on.  With the turn of a key you’re met with nothing but a few clicks and the knowledge that your car battery […]

Preparing Your Car for Winter Weather

25 Sep

As cooler weather starts to set in, it’s time to look ahead to those much colder months and how your vehicle is going to handle them.  Winter weather can present all sorts of challenges for your vehicle.  While newer cars are specifically designed to handle wintry weather conditions, there are still some steps that you […]

Tips for Driving Safely Around Potholes

27 Aug

Everyone usually has to drive at least once in their lifetime. However, not many people know that potholes can be dangerous. It can be dangerous for you, for others and for your vehicle that has to endure the damage that comes from these hidden holes in the road. While some may be small and just […]

Tips for Sharing the Road With Cyclists

26 Jul

The number of cyclists that are hit by motor vehicles each year is astounding. So, as the driver of one of those vehicles, you should definitely be concerned with roadway safety and knowing what it takes to avoid car-versus-bike accidents. If you are mindful in your approach to sharing the road, then there is no […]

The Dangers of Drinking and Driving

16 Jun

Most people realize already that driving under the influence isn’t a good idea, but few actually take the time to analyze why that is. Sure there is a danger of getting caught and getting a ticket, which could potentially do real harm to your life, but there’s also the risk that you’ll hurt yourself or […]

Summer Driving Safety Tips

03 May

A few years back, the Department of Transportation published data showing that summertime is one of the most hazardous times of the year for driving. Shocking, right? Like most people, we would have guessed that winter took the award for most dangerous driving season. Alas, it’s just not the case. The summer sun can get […]