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Highway Emergency Stops – Safety Tips

Highway Emergency Stops – Safety Tips 1. Pull over to a safe area: Choose a spot out of the way of traffic and ensure that it has enough space for your vehicle. Turn on your hazard lights to signal your emergency. 2. Warn other motorists: Use reflective triangles or flares to alert other drivers of […]

Check Your Blind Spots

Check Your Blind Spots The Blind Spot Zone when driving is the area around your vehicle that you cannot see when looking in your mirrors.  1. Check your mirrors regularly: Checking your rearview and side mirrors frequently will help you gain a better understanding of what’s happening around your car and avoid blind spot issues. […]

How to Extend Your Tire Life

How to get the most out of your tire The estimated lifespan of a tire can vary depending on several factors, such as the type of tire, driving conditions, and maintenance. On average, a tire can last for around 50,000 miles before you need to replace it. 1. Check tire pressure regularly: Proper tire pressure ensures that […]

How to Improve Gas Mileage

Because every drop counts, there are some tips to improve your gas mileage   1. Maintain a steady speed: Consistency is key when it comes to conserving fuel. Try to maintain a constant speed as much as possible, and avoid sudden starts and stops. 2. Check tire pressure: Underinflated tires can decrease fuel efficiency, so make […]

Night-Time Driving Tips

Night-Time Driving Tips Night-time driving can be challenging and caution needs to be your co-pilot. Here are some helpful tips when traveling after dark.   1. Check your headlights: Make sure all your headlights are working correctly and are aligned correctly. Clean the lens of your headlights to ensure maximum visibility. 2. Focus your eyes: […]

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