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Safe Tips for Driving in the Snow

January 6, 2022

Driving in snowy and icy weather can be a daunting prospect. We’re midway through winter already, but there’s still plenty of snow ahead in some parts of the United States. With this in mind, let’s look at a few tips to make sure you’re prepared before you head out and you operate your vehicle safely while on the road. Here are safe driving tips for the snowy season: Test the battery: Your battery power will drop when the temperature drops, so it’s important to regularly test your battery to make sure it won’t die on you at the worst possible... View Article

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for an Annual Inspection

December 23, 2021

Many states require either an annual or biannual vehicle inspection. These inspections usually include examining the interior and exterior of your vehicle as well as emission testing. While these inspections are routine, many people wonder what to know before emissions testing their vehicle. Read on for information on preparing for an annual inspection of your vehicle. The purpose of annual vehicle inspections The purpose of annual vehicle inspections is basically to ensure your vehicle is safe to operate. Emissions testing is performed to make sure your vehicle meets the standards set by the federal Clean Air Act. This act was... View Article

Who Is Responsible for Cleaning Up After an Accident?

December 9, 2021

While this can sometimes vary, it’s usually the responsibility of tow truck companies and operators to clean up after an accident. One of the main reasons why traffic accident cleanup services are important is because they help prevent other accidents, like flat tires and environmental damage. Read on to learn more about who is responsible for cleaning up after an accident and why this cleanup process is so important. Why you should leave it to the professionals If you weren’t involved in the accident, it may be tempting to try and help out by removing debris; however, you should always... View Article

Smells to Watch Out for After an Accident

November 25, 2021

Is it supposed to smell weird after an auto accident? Do you know which smells are dangerous after a car crash? When you’re in a car accident, bad smells are probably the farthest thing from your mind. After all, you need to seek medical attention, call law enforcement and exchange insurance information with any other drivers involved in the incident. However, even when you’re in a minor accident, it’s still important to go have your vehicle checked out—especially if you smell one of these odors. They’re a sign of hidden damage to your car. Here are the smells to watch... View Article

Identifying and Handling Auto Fluid Loss

November 11, 2021

If you’ve ever seen a puddle underneath your vehicle and wondered, “What is leaking from my car?” you’re not alone. Fluid leaks can be serious problems—or they could be as simple as extra condensation coming off your air conditioner. It’s smart to know how to identify leaking fluids from a vehicle, so you know whether you need to take your vehicle in for repairs. Here’s a quick guide on how to identify fluids leaking from a vehicle: Engine oil: This is one of the most common leaks, and will take place up near the front of your car, where the... View Article