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Stay Prepared—What to do if Your Car Breaks Down

June 7, 2022
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We’ve all seen it, some of us have even experienced it first-hand—a driver parked on the side of the road, looking helpless as they stand beside their broken-down vehicle. It’s a situation no one wants to find themselves in.  But vehicle breakdowns happen. Instead of fretting about worst-case scenarios, the best thing you can do to ensure your safety and...
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Winter Car Care: Your Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

November 16, 2021
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As we head into the frosty weather that colder months bring, icy roads and car troubles can wreak havoc for everyone. While car maintenance is necessary year-round, it is especially important in winter months when hazards run high. Neglecting winter car care can lead to accidents, roadside breakdowns, or simply a car that refuses to start when you’re already running...
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National Check Your Transmission Day: Learning How and When to Check Transmission Fluid

October 21, 2021
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We’re shifting gears on National Check Your Transmission Day to raise awareness and educate our drivers on proper transmission maintenance. We’ll address common questions such as when to check transmission fluid, unhealthy transmission symptoms to look out for, and more. Most drivers avoid care until a maintenance light on their dashboard alerts them of a problem, but neglecting simple transmission...
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Vehicle Maintenance Software Is Changing the Way Drivers Approach Car Service

August 16, 2021
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Many drivers are “rolling a dice” on their way to work as the average vehicle has three parts functioning below standards. While assessing vehicle health can often be a guessing game, vehicle maintenance software is transforming the way we approach car maintenance.  Humidity, temperature, ratio of night to day driving, tow weight, road quality, and any number of driving conditions...
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Your Ultimate Summer Car Care Checklist

June 1, 2021
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According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the highest number of fatal accidents occur from July to September. This can be attributed to a number of factors including distracted driving, driving under the influence, and even neglected car maintenance. Summer road trips, off-roading, and extreme weather conditions can wear and tear your vehicle. Before packing up for the beach or...
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The Penny Test for Tires: What it is and Why it’s Critical for Tire Maintenance

April 26, 2021
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After months of prolonged lockdowns and desolate highways, the total number of miles driven across the U.S. surged in March 2021 compared to the same time last year, according to new data from Metromile. As driving behaviors start to return to pre-pandemic levels, it’s important that drivers pay close attention to the maintenance they neglected over the last year, beginning...
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Why Did My Check Engine Light Come On? Here’s What You Need to Know

April 13, 2021
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It’s an all too familiar tale. You’re simply driving to work or the grocery store (or maybe worse, on a road trip) when suddenly the small engine icon illuminates on your dashboard. As you stare at the glowing icon you might be thinking: “Why did my check engine light come on?” While some simply choose to ignore it, the check...
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5 Ways a GPS Location Tracking Device Can Monitor the Safety of Drivers

March 29, 2021
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Millions of drivers are on the road, all with varying degrees of spatial awareness, reaction times, and attention. While you can’t predict or control the behavior of other drivers, you can take preventative measures in your own life. Installing a GPS vehicle tracking device can assist in analyzing various driving metrics to monitor how your loved one’s safety and driving...
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