One of the most important and often overlooked car care necessities are your fluids. There are three main fluids that you should really try to keep an eye on yourself, if you feel comfortable checking, or that you should have your mechanic check regularly. These fluids help your vehicle function well, and can prevent major damage if maintained correctly. Here’s an overview of three major fluids to check regularly in your vehicle:
In the right environment, driving really fast can be pretty fun – but it’s probably not something you do that often for safety and legal reasons. Have you ever thought about what it would be like to drive either a race car or a specific “supercar” around a track? The good news for people in Arizona is that various local programs let people do just this, if you’re willing to pay for it!
During the average year in the United States, 38 children die from a heat-related death because they are trapped inside of a hot vehicle. Although there is the occasional story of a child accidentally locking themselves in a car, this outcome is usually due to a parent, guardian, or caregiver forgetting that there are passengers in the rear seat or thinking that their stop will be quick enough that it will be ok.
We all love the feeling of having a car that looks sparkling clean. Washing your car at home helps you save money, and can be very rewarding. There are car wash tools that can be used to achieve excellent results; with these tools, you can start and finish washing your car in no time.
Arizona has finally joined 47 other states in making it illegal to text and drive. With the passing of this law, signed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on April 22, 2019, Missouri and Montana are the only states left where it is still allowed. This law not only prohibits texting, but also talking on the phone unless the driver is using a hands-free device.
We all know how common car accidents are; there are thousands in Arizona alone every year. As our population and tourist industries continue to grow, it is more likely than not that traffic and therefore accidents could increase as well. The state has taken measures lately to try to create laws to help fight distracted driving, including the very recent ban of texting while driving. Hopefully these measures will help, but it is best as always to be prepared in the event an accident occurs with you, and to know where your rights stand within the law and who your insurance company will hold at fault.
We all want the best price when it comes to car insurance, but you need to be careful that you have the correct coverage that you need, and that you don’t do anything that may jeopardize this coverage. Here’s a look at 5 common car insurance mistakes made by people and how you can avoid them.
Most of the time when you get an oil change, the mechanic will check your air filter and recommend it be changed. But how do you know if you actually need that, or if they are just trying to upsell you? When is the right time to change your air filter?
We can generally agree that there are some drivers on the road that could certainly improve on their driving skill. There’s nothing you can do for them specifically, but what you can do is to improve your own driving skills and improve your focus and concentration when on the road.