The Problem with Driving Slow in the Left Lane

There are two types of drivers on the highway: Those who really hate it when people are driving slow in the left lane, and those who drive in the left lane all the time regardless of speed.

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Driving in Different Weather Conditions

We typically have it pretty easy here in Arizona as far as weather and driving go, but when it rains, or when you go up north to see the snow in the winter, driving is very different, and potentially dangerous road conditions when you aren’t used to them can be a real challenge.

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Trailer Towing Safety

Whether you are moving or going on a road trip, or even just require a trailer for your work, it is important to be aware of trailer towing safety. There is a right and a wrong way to attach and operate a trailer, and many different pieces of the puzzle to consider when doing this for the first time, or if you need a refreshed and haven’t done so in a while.

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How to Secure a Load in a Pickup Truck

Whether you own a truck or not, it can be handy to know the right way to tie down and transport materials, especially considering sometimes people will borrow a vehicle for moving homes or moving furniture. Knowing the best way to secure a load in a pickup truck is a handy skillset to have.

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How the Arizona Heat Affects Tires and Air Pressure

The average temperature year-round in Arizona is around 75°F, and it gets way hotter during the summer. Here, we will discuss how the dry heat affects tires. Also, we tell you how the heat increases tire pressure and why it is important to monitor the level of pressure in your cars to avoid a tire blowout on the freeway.

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driving on the 4th of july

Driving on the 4th of July

It is estimated that when driving on the 4th of July holiday weekend, about 37.5 million Americans will be hitting the roads. The more travelers on the road means an increased chances of accident. It is important to be extra aware while driving on the day surrounding this holiday – be aware of vehicles on the shoulder with flat tires, lockouts, or dead batteries, and be cautious of other drivers to avoid accidents. See below for a list of recommended do’s and don’ts in preparation for holiday travel.

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Comparing Roadside Assistance Plans

Any roadside assistance you choose should cover you, the person, no matter where you are or what car you have with you – not just one specific vehicle. It should be flexible enough to suit your specific requirements and comprehensive enough so that you’re not left with large out-of-pocket expenses after the breakdown, for the services desired.

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Choosing the Right Car Seat

If you are a parent, you know that protecting your child in the car is your number one priority while driving. Having a good car seat is essential to prevent your child from sustaining injuries – they can even prevent death in case of an accident. They’re also required by law, though the specific law varies depending on the state. Arizona requires that children under 8 years of age, and less than 4’9” tall use a child restraint device. There are a lot of different car seats on the market; let’s help break it down for you.

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Motorcycle Awareness Month

Riding a motorcycle can be both a lot of fun, as well as significantly more dangerous than driving a car. Being completely open to the elements leaves the rider a lot more vulnerable in case of accident than an automobile driver. May is National Motorcycle Awareness Month, thus we have put together a list of tips for both the rider, and the driver to help create safer roads for everyone.

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Beware of Windshield Repair Scams

Incidents of windshield repair scams have been a problem in recent years. There has been a crackdown in recent years to help prevent this type of situation, but you should still be extra cautious if an unsolicited stranger tells you there is damage to your windshield that needs to be repaired or replaced right away. You might not find anything wrong with the deal as that person might even lure you by offering free movie tickets or gift cards along with the free windshield replacement. But beware – there is a decent chance that if this is happening outside of a trusted auto body or repair shop, it could be a scam.

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