Smart Driving

5 Roadside Attractions for Your Next Road Trip

Making great time. That’s often our goal when driving across the country on congested highways or scenic byways. We want to get from point A to point B as quickly and seamlessly as possible. However, here are a few good reasons to slow down, pull over, and take a splendid detour. Fun, funny and just […]

Vehicle Care

Tread Lightly

Despite the fact that wheels and tires are essential to a car’s stability, many drivers don’t give them a second thought. With winter here, it’s a good time to take a look and understand simple things to incorporate into your driving routine. But before diving in, here are some basics about tires. Tire Types                      • […]

Car Shopping

Understanding the Misconceptions of Manual vs. Automatic Transmission

Manual transmissions were once the standard.  But as the demand dwindled in recent years and technology improved, they’ve only grown more rare.  Pretty soon, knowing how to drive a manual transmission may become a lost art.  But before going extinct, let’s address several of the most common misconceptions associated with it. Anti-Theft It seems far-fetched for would-be car […]

Vehicle Care

10 Essential Items to Keep in Your Car Emergency Kit

You never know when a car emergency kit will come in handy. And that’s exactly why clever car owners never drive without one. Here are ten essential items that belong inside your vehicle. First Aid Kit Even something as small as a paper cut can become a big nuisance in the car. That’s why first aid […]

Car Shopping

Principal Payment [Video]

Auto financing can be a little confusing. That’s why we have this short video to help explain. Vehicle contracts are broken down into two parts that comprise your total monthly payment, the outstanding balance of the amount financed and the finance charge. The most important thing you should know is to always pay on time. […]

Smart Driving

7 Activities to Avoid While Driving

Driving tests the body and the mind. The focus required makes multitasking a big no-no. Yet, in a world full of distractions, which seem to grow daily, temptations abound. Here’s a useful list of 7 things you should never do while driving. Grooming Looking good matters to many people. When in a rush, some try […]

Smart Driving

KNOW THE LIMITS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SPEED LIMITS

It’s often said that life a long time ago was simpler, sometimes better. Anyone who has argued that highway speed limits are not sufficiently high enough must envy the days before the government enacted strict speed boundaries. In theory, a world without speed limits is appealing. But in practice, this scenario would lead to unmitigated […]

Smart Driving

Keep the Streets Safe with These Driver and Pedestrian Safety Tips

Safely navigating local roads—which often have lower speed limits, controlled intersections and small children—demands unwavering focus. Here are important tips for drivers and pedestrians alike. For Drivers Hit the Brakes After hours on the highway, it’s hard for many drivers to adjust to lower speed limits in quiet towns. That’s why you must be acutely […]

Car Shopping

Find the Right Mobility Equipment to Fit Your Needs and Your Budget

In the twenty five years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed, countless improvements have been made for individuals who live with a disability. Access to programs, businesses, travel, and employment opportunities became a guaranteed civil right for all. Living with a physical disability can be challenging if you don’t have the support […]