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Archive for May, 2018

Car Shopping Tips: How to Decide What the Right Car is for You

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 10:00 AM
two hands shaking in front of a car

Shopping for a new car today can be a bit overwhelming. There is so much that goes through your mind when looking at new vehicles and perhaps there are things that you don’t understand or know what they mean.

The more you read about some of the newer cars, the more gadgets and features you will find. A lot of features would be nice to have but they might not be necessary. When searching for a new car, it is important to narrow things down to what are needs and what are wants. (more...)

What Does it Mean When the Check Engine Light Comes On?

By Product Expert | Posted in How does it work?, Q&A on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 1:32 PM
check engine light on dashboard

Your car is important to you and, if you are like most people, you rely on it almost every day. This being said, it is important to take care of your car and take precaution when it tries to tell you that something is wrong. One of the most common warning signs that your car gives you when something might be wrong is the check engine light.

The check engine light found on the dashboard of a car can have a variety of reasons that it may come on. Some of the fixes might be something easy and inexpensive that you can do yourself and some may require a trip to the mechanic. (more...)

Is it Illegal to Ride in the Bed of a Pickup Truck in Texas?

By Product Expert | Posted in How does it work?, Q&A on Tuesday, May 30th, 2018 at 8:02 PM
2018 Ford F-150 full view

In the state of Texas, it is completely legal for adults to ride in the back of a pickup truck. This is a common sight in smaller towns all over while the weather is nice. Some people might not think twice about it, but if the thought has crossed your mind on if it is legal, you can rest easy.

Although it is legal and may seem convenient, it can still be very dangerous. Passengers riding in the back of a truck bed do not have seatbelts to keep them contained in case of an accident. Even minor things such as hitting debris in the road could cause injury to passengers in the bed of a truck.

For more information on the laws about riding in the back of a pickup truck, continue reading.  (more...)

Check out these tips to keep your car from getting stolen

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 6:35 PM
car robber with a flashlight

Ways to Prevent Car Theft

When you buy a car, you are making a big investment for years to come. Because of this, you want to make sure you take proper measures to keep your vehicle out of the wrong hands. Unfortunately, being irresponsible with your vehicle can sometimes lead to car theft. Luckily, there are a lot of things you can do to be smart with your vehicle to make sure it does not get stolen. Here are just some of the best ways to prevent car theft so that you can keep your vehicle in the right hands. (more...)

Check out which vehicles are the best options for new drivers

By Product Expert | Posted in Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Tips and Tricks, Toyota, Volkswagen on Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 5:56 PM
Check out which vehicles are the best options for new drivers

Best Used Cars for First-Time Drivers

When your new driver first hits the road, you want to make sure they are in a vehicle that is well-equipped for their specific situations. With new drivers, there are certain things that you want from the vehicle they are driving. First, you want a used vehicle so that you are paying a reasonable price and you are not losing too much value in the event of an accident. Additionally, you want a car that is dependable, fuel-efficient and very safe. Fortunately, there are a ton of available options out there for new drivers. Here are just some of the best used cars for first-time drivers. (more...)

Check out these great spots for ice cream in the Houston area

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Uncategorized on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 at 5:04 PM
Check out these great spots for ice cream in the Houston area

Best Ice Cream Shops in Houston TX

Summer is almost upon us, which means we are approaching the perfect time of year to partake in some delicious ice cream. Especially in a place as hot as Houston, getting some of this frozen treat can be a great relief on a hot Summer’s day. Fortunately, there are a ton of excellent options for ice cream shops in the Houston area that you are sure to enjoy. Whether you enjoy a more traditional experience or something more unique, here are just some of the best ice cream shops in Houston TX.

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