Category: Car Safety

How Brake Systems Impact Collision Outcomes

A man uses his foot to brake

In the complex world of traffic safety, every component of your vehicle plays a vital role. Among these, the brake system stands out as a critical player in accident prevention and, importantly, in collision outcomes. Brakes play an important role in determining the outcomes of an accident, including the safety of the driver. The Role… Read more »

Three Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

A view out of a car windshield, obscure by rain drops

We all want to drive in pristine and safe conditions, but sometimes that’s not possible. You’ll have to deal with unpleasant weather while driving quite a few times throughout your life in all likelihood. More specifically, you’ll have to deal with rain. As the old saying goes, “a little rain never hurt anyone.” But a… Read more »

Vehicle Maintenance to Do After a Long Winter

A mechanic works on a car's tire with a drill

Now that we’re solidly into spring, we’re leaving cold weather in the past. Americans tend to drive more in the summer and spring than in the winter, mainly due to the weather. So, there’s a good chance you’ll be doing a bit more driving and traveling in the coming months. Before you hit the road,… Read more »

Tips for Safe Driving on Back Roads

A semi carries a tractor on its trailer as it drives down a country road at dusk.

The weather is getting warmer, and the days are getting longer – spring is on its way. And with spring comes a lot more road trips. Those that are travelling a long distance throughout the country may find themselves driving on more back roads or country roads than they’re accustomed to on their way to… Read more »

Simple Ways to Become a Safer Driver

A man in business clothes drives a car

Car accidents cause tens of thousands of deaths, hundreds of thousands of injuries, and billions of dollars in damage each year across the United States. The number of both accidents and deaths have been increasing in recent years. No driver wants to be involved in an accident, but it’s a risk every time you’re driving… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

A man leans out of the driver side window of a vehicle while driving in the snow

Winter weather can make for some treacherous driving conditions. Of course, not every part of the country has to deal with snow, ice, and cold in the winter months, but those who live in the areas that do know how difficult those conditions be for drivers. Luckily, there are some things you can do to… Read more »

Reasons to Invest in A Dashboard Camera

A view from the passenger seat of a car, showing a dashboard camera

One of the fastest growing pieces of vehicle technology in recent years has been the dashboard camera. That growth is only expected to increase in years to come. There’s good reason for this: the dashboard camera is a versatile tool that can be a valuable resource in determining the cause of a car accident. Additionally,… Read more »

How To Prepare Your Car for A Road Trip

A man and woman ride in a vintage sports car on an open road

Road trips can be a great way to travel, see the country and make memories that will last a lifetime. But if you’re traveling in a car that’s not equipped to drive a long distance, your special trip could become a disaster. It’s bad enough to have car troubles on the way to the grocery… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Check Engine Light

A check engine light is lit up on a dashboard

It happens to every vehicle owner eventually. You’re driving somewhere without any indication that there’s something potentially wrong with your car when the check engine light comes on. When this happens, you shouldn’t get worked up or panic. There’s no need to pull over and call a tow truck to take your car away. But… Read more »

Signs You Need to Get Your Brakes Checked

A man uses his foot to brake

You may not think about the brakes in your car very often, but they play a vital role in keeping your safe out on the road. If they begin to fail or don’t work as well as they should, you could be putting yourself in danger. That’s why it’s so important to be able to… Read more »