• Four Reasons It Makes Sense To Buy A Used Freightliner

    29 June 2017

    If you need freightliner trucks to run your business, you know that on occasion you have to retire and replace some of the vehicles in your fleet. The next time you are ready to purchase a new addition, consider buying a used freightliner. Here are just a few reasons that it is a smart idea to buy used freightliner trucks whenever it is possible.  1. Used Freightliner Trucks are More Affordable

  • Teen Safety Features That Will Keep Your Car Inspection-Ready

    13 April 2016

    If you're buying a car for a beginner, either yourself or someone else, safety is certainly an important thing to worry about. Less experienced drivers are far more prone to accidents, especially teenagers. For example, in a single year, there were over 240,000 teens ages 16-19 that had to be hospitalized from a car accident. Even beyond obvious concerns of well-being, accidents can make you fail inspection. Fortunately, you can mitigate this with new safety features.

  • How Onboard, Interactive Satellite Communications Systems Help You Get Towing

    8 March 2016

    When you are in a car wreck and unable to move, you may struggle to get help. When the wreck does not involve another car and driver, you may be stuck for some time until another car comes along and notices that something is not right. Those precious minutes could mean the difference between life and death, especially if your vehicle is trapped in an awkward position, down a ravine, etc.

  • How To Retouch Auto Paint Chips

    4 February 2016

    Even a few small chips in your car's paint can make the whole vehicle look aged. There are a number of things that you can try to touch up your car's paint chips. Here is a guide to fixing car paint chips.  Choose Paint Carefully If you're feeling handy, try to touch up the paint yourself. Get advice from your local auto body shop on which type of paint to use.

  • Preserve Your Tires With Proper Inflation

    1 January 2016

    When it comes to tire life, lifespans can vary based on the manufacturer and type of vehicle they are being placed on. However, the average driver should be getting between 48,280 and 128,747 kilometers of wear from their tires. If you are getting considerably fewer kilometers then this amount in tire wear, you could be to blame. All vehicles have a predetermined psi at which tires should be maintained. If you are keeping your tires at a pressure rate above or below this marking, you could be inadvertently damaging your tires.

  • Keeping Your Seat (And The Rest Of Your Body) Warm On Your Daily Commute

    5 November 2015

    Looking out of your window into the cold Canadian winter, you begin to feel an icy dread. You have no choice. You must go and sit in your frigid car on your frozen seats until the engine warms up sufficiently to begin your commute.  You must then wait longer still until it warms enough as you drive for your heater to actually keep you warm.  This is actually preferable to mornings when your windows are covered with a sheet of ice that you must scrape away exposed bitter cold winds.

  • Common Sunroof Problems And How To Fix Them

    12 August 2015

    Having water coming in your car where you don't want it to be is frustrating, but don't seal up that sunroof just yet. Many sunroof problems are simple to fix. With a few basic tools you can repair the causes of some basic leak issues. Learning to fix your sunroof is a great way to get your hands dirty. With a little elbow grease you'll be able to keep the water where you want it to be and still have fun in the sun.

  • Don't Make One Of These Mistakes With Your Brakes

    24 June 2015

    When out for a drive, the last thing you want is to push down on the brakes and have them not work for you. It could put your life on the line in a matter of seconds. Instead of taking anything to chance, you need to take your vehicle in for regular brake inspections to make sure you aren't ever put in this type of situation. However, you need to make sure you go to someone who is trained to do the job right.

  • How To Determine If Your Old Car Should Be Repaired Or Replaced

    8 June 2015

    If you have an older car that seems like it's reaching the end of its lifetime, it may be confusing to know whether you should simply stick with more repair work or replace it entirely. While the decision has a lot to do with your own personal situation, there are several factors you can consider to make the choice easier. With the following tips in mind, you can determine if it's best to get the repairs you need or replace the car.

  • How To Know When To Repair Your Windshield Wipers

    19 May 2015

    Most drivers never think about the condition of their windshield wipers until they get stuck in bad weather. A blizzard or snow storm can openly expose the ineffectiveness of your wipers to clear away rainwater, mist or snow, but it could be too late by then as you might already be in a deadly situation due to poor visibility. Instead of waiting until you are in a perilous situation, desperately squinting through your hazy windshield trying to see what's ahead after your wipers fail you on the road, you should at least take precautions to ensure the wipers will be reliable when you need them to be.