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Synthetic Oil or Conventional Oil?

No doubt at some point in time you may have heard the ongoing debate about which type of motor oil is best for your motor vehicle. The particular motor oils in question are conventional motor oil and synthetic motor oil. As an owner, or potential owner of a motor vehicle, naturally the topic will interest you. This is because you may have good reason to rethink your current choice in the case of current users, while

How to Change a Tire

It is likely at some point in your life you will get a flat tire. Do you know what to do without having to ask for help? • It is important to find a flat, level surface on which to change the tire. This will prevent the car from rolling. • Your vehicle should be in “Park” and should have the parking brake on. • Place heavy objects in front of both sets of tires. • Getting out the jack and spare tire, plac

Fixing Your Old Car vs. Buying a New One

As drivers, there comes that inevitable time in which we are faced with a dilemma: Repair our current car or purchase a new one? It is at this point in history, coming out of a recession, when we are starting to see more and more used cars on the road.  These drivers have the right idea; all evidence points toward going with a used car, repairing and maintaining it as you go along. The Car Care Council (CCC) and Eng

Your Teen Behind the Wheel

Teenagers are dangerous enough when they’re on solid ground. Imagine what kind of havoc they can wreak at 45 mph! To calm your (and their) nerves, follow these tips on how to prepare your teen for his summer driving. The freedom of the open road is exciting, but sometimes it can lead to reckless driving, especially among teens. Vehicle accidents are unfortunately the number one cause of death among teenagers. With

Texting while Driving – What you can do to Help

We continue to see staggering statistics about texting while driving. A new study conducted by Consumer Reports found eight in ten young drivers admit to talking or texting on their phone while driving. Furthermore, 5,000 people die each year from distracted driving in the United States alone. Studies show texting while driving can impair a driver similarly to being legally intoxicated. The Consumer Reports study fo

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