5 DEFENSIVE DRIVING TIPS TO HELP YOU AVOID ACCIDENTS
More than 30,000 people die each year in the United States in car accidents, and millions more are injured. These accidents also cause billions of dollars in property damage, but many could be easily avoided. Practicing basic defensive driving can help you keep you and your family safe when traveling.
COMBATING RUST: HOW TO WIPE OUT RUST BEFORE IT DAMAGES YOUR CAR
If you own a car, you probably know that sinking feeling of polishing your car back to a sparkle after a thorough wash and wax, only to discover something disturbing in the corner of a door or under the trunk lid. A bubble under the paint, or a brown spot. It's rust. Virtually every car owner will deal with rust at some point, due to the simple fact that cars are made out of steel, which contains iron. Rust is iron oxide- a substance created when iron reacts with oxygen in air or water.
3 SIGNS YOU NEED TO REPLACE YOUR WIPER BLADES
Your wiper blades aren't the most visually appealing part of your car, but they play one of the biggest roles in keeping you safe. Wiper blades give you a clear line of sight to the road ahead by displacing the dirt and moisture that collects on your windshield.
SPRING CLEANING YOUR CAR IN 3 EASY STEPS
Spring cleaning? it's a yearly ritual in Northeast Ohio. A chance to scrub the floors, wash the walls and tidy up the yard.
Your annual spring cleaning ritual should extend to your car, too, as nothing batters a car quite like an Ohio winter. Salt, dirt and moisture collect in every corner and crevice imaginable, and cleaning it all can seem like a daunting task.
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR TIRE TREAD USING A U.S. PENNY
New tires have an average tread depth of about 10/32 of an inch. It's enough to create adequate friction for steering, accelerating and braking, and it allows the channels between the treads to funnel away rain and snow, which prevents your car from losing traction and hydroplaning.
5 car-related apps to make your life easier
Americans spend a lot of time driving. In fact, the average person can expect to spend more than five years of his or her life behind the wheel. If you're going to spend that much time driving, shouldn't you make the most of it?
3 WINTER DRIVING TIPS FOR PICKUP TRUCK OWNERS
Pickup trucks are great for moving cargo or providing plenty of space for sports gear. But when snowy conditions affect the roads, pickup truck drivers need to be aware of how differently a truck handles compared to a car. Here are three tips for a safer winter drive.
3 VITAL CAR MAINTENANCE TIPS TO GET YOU THROUGH THE WINTER DRIVING SEASON
Don't let unseasonably warm weather lull you into a false sense of security when it comes to being ready for driving in winter weather. Follow these three basic tips to make sure your vehicle is in top shape and ready to handle the inevitable snow and ice that come with living in Northeast Ohio.
5 CHANGES THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR GAS MILEAGE
Gas prices are low right now, but there is still money to be saved simply by changing a few things about how you drive and what you have in or on your vehicle.