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Summer Safety Tips to Remember When Driving This Season

Most drivers tend to think that winter is the most dangerous time of the year for driving, but the summer months come with their own associated issues. Whether it’s extreme heat or a torrential downpour of rain, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared. Take caution, and remember these summer safety tips: In the case of a summer storm, remember that the road is most slippery shortly after the rain begins. Slow down to decrease your risk of hydroplaning, increasing the distance between you and the car in front of you. Keep some fresh, clean emergency water in your vehicle, in case you dehydrate or find yourself stranded on the…




How to Keep Your Car Cool in the Summer

The summer heat is upon us and, while it may seem like the inside of your car is as hot as a volcano, have no fear! There are plenty of easy, cheap ways to keep your car cool in summer. While most of these may seem obvious, quite a few people seem to overlook them. To make sure you stay extra cool this summer, we’ve got some tips to help you beat the summer heat. Park in the shade. While you may have the perfect opportunity to grab that front row parking spot at work, it may not be the best choice. Your car will be much hotter after the…




Car Cleaning Tips

Cleaning out your car is always a hassle. Many drivers put it off until they can’t any longer. While some may settle for the bare minimum, others enjoy a spotless vehicle. Whether you’re one of them or not, here are a few car cleaning tips for you to keep your vehicle squeaky clean! Shampoo the carpets and upholstery. No matter how clean it looks, it’s likely your vehicle’s carpets and upholstery are dirty. Just think about it—how many times have you dropped food or drink on the floor mats? Have you ever gotten into your car after a hike or leapt in with muddy shoes? Have you ever been in…




Spring Showers Bring Accidents: Wet Weather Driving Tips

With spring right around the corner, we’ll see more rain than usual. That’s why we’ve put together a list of wet weather driving tips you might not have known. According to AAA, wet pavement accidents total more than 1.2 million per year in the US. By following some of these safety tips, you should be able to easily avoid an accident this spring. Our first tip is to make sure you can see and be seen. This time of year is a great time to replace your windshield wipers (which should be done annually). If your wipers are streaking, it’s time for new ones. It’s also important to make sure…