So, your brakes are squealing, and you’re wondering what to do next? Well, as you’re no doubt already aware (and it almost goes without saying): the most important safety feature of your car is that it can brake. After all, the alternative when push comes to shove is that it can crash – into a pole, into a tree, into a pedestrian or into another car. So, considering how important they are, it’s not that surprising that car owners get a bit anxious when brakes start making weird screeching or squealing noises.
With so many portable electronics around, it’s hard to figure out which devices to bring along on a road trip. Choose gadgets that are fun, portable and functional to serve your needs while you’re miles away from home. Here are 5 gadgets to consider for making your road trip more enjoyable.
Some car collisions are relatively minor, what we sometimes refer to as fender benders. The involved drivers might agree no real harm was done and go their separate ways. But when major damage occurs during a car accident, the drivers will rightfully exchange insurance information and take the requisite next steps. Here is what to do following a car crash.
Keeping your family safe is your number priority no matter what. And making sure everyone is safe while on the road is especially tricky, given the variety of different types of drivers on the road and in tricky driving situations. Given that there are so many different types of cars on the market with so many different features, it can be tricky to find the right kind of car that’s safe enough for you and your family.
The winter can be rough on cars and trucks. It’s not just the ice and snow that are problems, but rather the cold itself. There are a few types of typical car damage that can occur when the temperature begins to drop and it’s vital that every driver knows what to look out for during the winter.
Scoring a good deal when buying your new car doesn’t mean you have actually saved money. If the upkeep of the vehicle is costly, then maintenance will knock out thousands from your pocket. Luckily, there are at least X simple money-saving tips to take care of your car.
Summer vacations, long weekends, and the holiday season call for family road trips. Family road trips are a great way to bond as a family. However, a relaxing road trip can turn chaotic and cranky if everyone isn’t comfortable and entertained. Make the next family road trip a success and avoid repeated “are we there yet?” questions with these tips.
When it’s time to purchase your next vehicle, one of the decisions you will need to make is what type of body style best meets your needs. With so many styles to choose from, including coupes, sedans, trucks, SUVs, minivans, and more, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. By taking an honest look at how you typically use your vehicle, though, you’ll be able to make a wise choice. To help you with this choice, here are a few tips to help you decide which type of car is best for your family.
April showers might bring May flowers but depending on where you live, and Mother Nature’s mood, you never know what the weather is going to be. One minute the sun is shining and the next, it’s raining cats and dogs.
A recent holiday road hazards survey by Car Rentals showed that nearly 60% of Americans don’t know how to properly tie a Christmas tree to the roof of their cars. Most alarmingly, the AAA Traffic Safety reported over 200,000 crashes as a result of road debris in a span of four years, including fallen Christmas trees.