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Archive for September, 2018

Car Essentials You Should Never Leave Home Without

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 2:55 PM
family with a small child sitting in their car

While we are normally in favor of keeping the number of stored items in a car to a minimum, there are a few things that we think drivers should always be sure to bring along. Find out what we think are the 5 essential items you should always have stored in your vehicle below. (more...)

What are LED headlights and are they worth the money?

By Product Expert | Posted in Q&A on Tuesday, September 26th, 2018 at 9:18 PM
Car driving at night with bright headlights

Automotive manufacturers are constantly innovating new products and technologies to put into their fleet of vehicles. While this innovation has brought features like active safety technology into the fold, it can also mean a lot of unnecessary luxuries that hike up the price of new and used models alike. Today, we are going to take a deeper look at LED headlights, a feature that is added to a lot of new models, to see exactly what they are and if they are worth the added money. (more...)

Booster and Car Seat Guidelines for Child Passengers

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 6:37 PM
Baby sleeping in a car seat

This week is Child Passenger Safety Week, and that means now is a perfect time to brush up on your child safety seat information to ensure you are following all current guidelines. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is a great place to find current information relating to the proper installation of car and booster seats as well as age-related restrictions, car seat comparisons, car seat registration and more. (more...)

Can I change my car’s headlights myself?

By Product Expert | Posted in How does it work?, Tips and Tricks on Monday, September 17th, 2018 at 2:47 PM
mechanics working on a car

While some car maintenance tasks are best left to the professionals, some can easily be done at home for less money. Save a trip to your local service center and learn more about 3 easy DIY car maintenance tasks below. (more...)

Safety Tips for Driving After Dark

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, September 15th, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Car driving at night with bright headlights

Night driving presents a lot of hazards that simply aren’t a problem during the day – like harmful windshield glare from the lights of oncoming vehicles. We discuss some things that drivers can do to reduce the windshield glare they are experiencing while driving after dark below. (more...)

How do I know how much air to put in my car tires?

By Product Expert | Posted in Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Friday, September 8th, 2018 at 7:48 PM
customer looking at new tires at the store

Tire maintenance is one of the easiest things that drivers can do to ensure that their car is safe and performing optimally, but it’s also one of the most common maintenance items that is skipped or avoided until a problem arises. Keeping your tires filled to the correct PSI can optimize fuel economy and handling and can even prolong the life of expensive tires. Find out where to locate your car’s recommended tire pressure which is measured in PSI or pounds per square inch below. (more...)