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Vehicle Emergency Travel Kit

Vehicle Emergency Travel Kit Having spent a great deal of time traveling I will tell you that the weather or an accident can close a road for hours, even traping you overnight. I have lived it and simply could not move forward or backward for hours on end.     Due to events out of our […]

Passing Large Trucks on the Highway

Passing Large Trucks on the Highway When passing a large truck, what are a few things you should consider? 1. Prepare yourself. Make sure you are alert and focused before attempting to pass a large truck. 2. Check your blind spots. Before you pass, carefully check your blind spots to ensure that there are no […]

Trailer Emergency Breakaway Cable

The purpose, importance, and how an Emergency Breakaway Cable works An Emergency breakaway cable is a safety cable that attaches the brake system on trailers to the back of your tow vehicle. The cable is in place in case your trailer unhooks from your tow vehicle. If the trailer unhooks, then the pin pulls out […]

Winter Driving Helpful Tips

Winter Driving Helpful Tips   1. Slow down: Reduced visibility and slippery roads reduce your reaction time, so reduce your speed to maintain control. 2. Keep a safe distance: Leave plenty of space between you and other vehicles, as stopping distances are longer on snow and ice. 3. Be prepared: Make sure your vehicle is […]

How to Drive on Black Ice

How to Drive on Black Ice Winter driving isn’t only about dealing with snow and rain; ice on the road is a real threat. Black ice, in particular, is dangerous because it’s invisible (the term “black ice” is somewhat of a misnomer, as the ice is transparent). However, you can protect yourself by understanding and […]

Driving Laws in Utah

Some Rules of the Road when Driving in Utah  Here are a few driving laws you should know when driving in Utah and remember driving laws can and do change from time to time so when in doubt reach out to the Utah Highway Patrol for clarification In Utah, it is illegal to drive a […]

Prescription Medication and Driving

What you need to know about Drugs and Driving Prescription medication is any medical treatment that affects the senses and affects perception, including sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell. Some examples of prescription medication include antidepressants, antipsychotics, sedatives, and pain medications. Driving while under the influence of perception, and medication can impair a person’s ability […]

Idaho USDOT Annual Inspection Mobile Service

  YOUR LOCAL TEAM Same Day Service  208 810-5663 Get a Free Quote  Service throughout Idaho DOT Mobile Express® provides the most convenient and cost-effective way to maintain your required Annual USDOT, 90-day, or State Inspection. The DOT Mobile Express® advantage allows you to avoid downtime during your next required inspection by accommodating your schedule. This […]

Stay Awake Behind the Wheel

Stay Awake Behind the Wheel Each year, drowsy driving accounts for about 100,000 crashes, 71,000 injuries, and 1,550 fatalities, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).Sep 13, 2022 Some Helpful Tips 1. Get plenty of sleep before driving: Make sure to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep the night before a long trip. 2. […]

Changing a Tire on the Road

Safely Change a Tire on the Road 1. Park in a safe location: Move your car to a safe place, turn on your hazard lights, and engage the emergency brakes before getting out of the car. 2. Collect tools: Locate the spare wheel, lug wrench, and jack. Check to ensure all the tools are in […]

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