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Archive for November, 2018

Identifying a Fair Trade-In Value for Your Used Car

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Financing on Friday, November 1st, 2018 at 6:06 PM
Debunking the buy here pay here car dealership myths 

Before trading in your current vehicle at the local dealership, it’s a good idea to do a little research to see what a fair value is. With this information in hand, you can leave the dealership feeling confident that you got a fair deal, or you can shop around if their offer isn’t matching your vehicle’s current value. We break down how to determine an appropriate trade-in value for your vehicle below. (more...)

How To Stay Safe During Busy Holiday Traffic

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 5:54 PM
family of four sticking their heads out of a vehicle window and waving

The 2018 holiday driving season promises to be a busy one thanks to low gas prices throughout the country. We have a handful of holiday driving safety tips that will help you battle busy holiday traffic and stay safe. Keep reading. (more...)

Should You Pay Extra For Car Rental Insurance?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, November 30th, 2018 at 11:06 PM
A couple driving near the beach in a convertible

When your vehicle is in the shop or you’re in a new city on vacation, you may want to purchase a rental car to cover your transportation needs. Before signing on the dotted line and driving off the lot, however, you will need to decide if you want additional rental car coverage. Is it a good idea? (more...)

Do I need to winterize my vehicle in Texas?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, November 30th, 2018 at 8:54 PM
mechanic checking a car battery

While winter vehicle maintenance services look a little differently in Texas than they might in a snow-covered state to the north, they are still an important tool in keeping your vehicle running as it should. The changing seasons are a perfect reminder for adding a little vehicle TLC to your calendar, especially if you haven’t gotten around to vehicle maintenance after the hot summer driving season. Check out the vehicle maintenance services we recommend for Houston drivers below. (more...)

At what temperature is it ok to leave my dog alone in the car?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 3:27 PM
Dogs sticking their heads out of a car window

Do you like to bring the dog alone on short trips across town and long family car trips? Most dog owners do. When traveling in the car with dogs it’s important to take a few extra precautions to make sure they are happy, comfortable, and safe. We discuss whether it is ok to leave your dogs alone in the car in hot and cold weather and other dog-related travel safety tips below. (more...)

Is it illegal to drive a car without a front license plate in Texas?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Monday, November 6th, 2018 at 6:16 PM
Variety of license plates nailed to a worn wooden fence

There are a number of vehicles in Texas with only one license plate mounted to the back, but is that right? We discuss some of the license plate requirements for Texas drivers that can be a little confusing below. (more...)