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The Talk Just Got a Little Easier


When you hand car keys to your teenager for the first time, your heart races as you think of what could happen. The fact is that car accidents are the number-one cause of death among teens in the U.S., so it's important to communicate the gravity of this newfound responsibility.

How to Find Mechanics Who Will Come to You


When it comes to managing vehicle repairs, the associated hassles and inconveniences that come about -- whether from having no vehicle or the process of finding a reputable repair shop -- can become a major annoyance.

The Best Way to See Clearly in Any Driving Condition


Is there really a difference between wiper blades? When is it necessary to change my wipers? As the wet seasons approach, it's important to ask yourself these questions as heavy rains and increasingly severe weather can obscure driving visibility.

Get Better Gas Mileage


Gas prices are getting as dangerously high as unemployment rates, and both mean a whole new level of penny pinching for the nation's 99 percent.

Avoid a Roadside Mayday This Summer


The temperatures are rising, and so are the numbers of vehicles on the road. Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it a number of road trips to the beach for many families.

Discover a Better Ride on Wet Roads


Bald or poorly maintained tires won't get you very far when it comes to driving on slippery roadways. With improper equipment and maintenance, slick surfaces from rain storms are a major threat to safety on the road.

Wireless Technology Improves Road Safety


Imagine a futuristic transportation system with "talking" roads and cars that instantly provide real-time updates on local weather, traffic and road conditions. Equipped with up-to-the-minute information, motorists could choose safer, more direct routes helping to reduce traffic congestion, shorten trips and reduce vehicle emissions.

Tips for a Stress-Free Commute


Spring is in the air. The days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising. Before you know it, summer will be here along with all the joys that come with it, like summer vacations.

Don't Tread Lightly On Winter Tire Safety


With winter upon us, tire safety in cold weather is something every car owner should be familiar with. Most drivers concentrate on tire safety in hot weather to avoid blowouts, but the same precautions should be exercised in the winter.

Smooth Sailing With Proper Tire Safety


Don't wait until there's nothing left between you and the rain-slick pavement to check your tires. The likelihood of accidents skyrockets when combining wet, seasonal weather and poor tire maintenance.

Prepare Yourself and Your Vehicle for Driving at Night


Along with the beauty that cooler days give us also comes fewer daylight hours. While you should practice caution when driving no matter the season, it's important to take extra precautions this time of year to prepare yourself and your vehicle for nighttime driving.

Planning for Comfort During Long Road Trips


Road trips can provide a great source of tunes, good conversation and relaxation throughout any travel season.

Prepare Your Vehicle for Fall


In many parts of the country, the leaves have started to fall, and parents have sent their children back to school. Before the weather takes a turn, Firestone Complete Auto Care would like to offer the following car maintenance tips to get vehicles ready for the damp, cold road ahead.

Before Summer Fun, Make Sure Your Vehicle Can Handle the Heat


If you ask anyone, whether it be your friends, your neighbors or your colleagues, all will tell you the best things about summer are the surf and the sun! For many of us, a day at the beach is like a mini-vacation, but if you're not prepared, your lovely day trip can turn into your worst nightmare!

Stay on Track to Your Destination With Regular Tire Maintenance


When the rubber meets the road this summer, will you be prepared? Summer heat can be tough on tires, which makes regular tire checks a critical part of your general vehicle maintenance schedule.

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11/10/2017 10:16 AM
Enjoy Going Around Large Cities With Awareness on Parking Restrictions
Traveling is a beautiful experience. It teaches you a lot of things, besides seeing or visiting new places. You learn to solve problems faced in a new place. This may not be a serious issue, yet you know to make your way.
11/10/2017 10:15 AM
Explore the Cities of the USA on Comprehending About Parking Spaces
Visiting the USA is a dream of most people, but one thing is constant here and that is the change. The pioneer spirit of this country appears in this evolving nature and bold outlook that is widespread to all the land corners. This is also apparent in the Hollywood to gleaming skyscrapers.
11/10/2017 10:15 AM
Changes in Parking Will Ensure Street Vibrancy in the USA
The United States is wide spread over 3.6 million square miles and it includes different places. In fact, New York to Los Angeles is 2500 miles and in case you are in Louisiana, you are certain to see a new horizon, time zone, unique type of urban area and states of mind.
11/09/2017 09:06 AM
5 Important Aspects to Cleaning Your Car This Autumn
Keeping your car clean and ready to face any weather challenges in the autumn is important. That way you will be comfortable in the vehicle no matter the weather conditions, but most importantly you will be safe.
11/07/2017 09:48 AM
Why It Is More Logical To Opt For A Used Lancia Delta For Sale
When it comes to the best cars with a world-class reputation, Lancia Delta is one of the top choices for many car enthusiasts. However, many people really have a hard time achieving their goal of owning a Lancia Delta mainly because of the price. Choosing to buy a used Lancia Delta from a reputable company is a smart option.
11/06/2017 03:41 PM
Advantages of Artificial Intelligence Applied to Everyday Situations
Auto dealers are looking for efficiency in their sales and service processes that can best be found through the use of software as a solution, (SAAS). Artificial Intelligence and the associated algorithms provide the answer by replacing the weak link in many day to day operations - people!
11/06/2017 09:58 AM
Drive the Kind of Cars That Give You The Thrilling Experience
Cars are one of those forms of transport that people find to be the most comfortable now a days. There are people who are obsessed with cars and absolutely love them and all its features and can go on and on talking about them at a stretch. With the advancement of modern technology, various new features have come up and now a day's all modern day cars fully equipped with all those features are seen coming into the markets.
11/02/2017 04:06 PM
Need to Recycle Automotive Fluids
Over the years automotive recycling has developed into a big industry. This is because technological developments have given rise to processes which have made it possible to recycle most parts of a car. These days every part such as plastics, glass, different parts, fluids used in a car is recycled.
11/02/2017 09:39 AM
Top Reasons to Buy a Used Auto
Are you right about to purchase an auto? Do you hesitate between buying a used and a new vehicle? If so, then you will find lots of facts that speak in favor of getting a second-hand vehicle. If you are excited to learn them, start reading the article right away.
10/30/2017 09:08 AM
Modern Family Cars for the Modern Family
As we progress through life we go through different types of cars. It starts out with a fun sporty car for your younger years until, eventually, you require a family car for your whole family. These are the best family cars for the modern family who still wants to be trendy.
10/25/2017 04:22 PM
10 Signs That a Towing Company Is Reliable
When it comes to hiring a professional towing company, it can be challenging finding a dependable service since there are so many to choose from in your town. Learn exactly what to look for the narrow down the options.
10/20/2017 08:58 AM
Is It Good to Have RMI Certification?
The RMI is the leading voice in the motoring industry. RMI stands for Retail Motor Industry Organisation. It allows members to negotiate better trading conditions that involves the motoring and vehicle industry. They are known to be a proactive company that is associated with the motor industry.
10/18/2017 11:01 AM
Budget Auto Repair: Should I Buy Used OEM or Aftermarket Parts?
The cost of maintaining an automobile can be significant as the car begins to experience wear and tear or becomes victim to a mishap that may fall well below covered insurance deductibles. Choosing which type of auto part to use to make repairs will certainly influence the amount of money spent in making your automobile perform or look identical to the first day you purchased it. With terms like OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Aftermarket parts the confusion for someone that does not understand this terminology can be intimidating. However, it is fairly simple to discover exactly which part is needed based on several factors.
10/12/2017 07:06 PM
Hazard Perception Tests - Back To Basics
If you are in the UK, you will have to pass two tests to get your driving license, and the Hazard Perception Test is part of the tests. This test includes MCQs as well. Let's know more about this test.
10/12/2017 11:57 AM
4 Smart Reasons To Buy A Used Car
Trying to decide between new and pre-owned for your next vehicle purchase? Check out our 4 smart reasons to buy a used car to better understand the unique advantages of choosing a previously owned car, truck, or suv.
10/11/2017 04:12 PM
Top 3 Attributes Your Driving Instructor Must Possess
Are you planning to achieve your driving license by passing the test with flying colours? Most of the people tend to think that enrolling in a reputed driving school is the only solution for that. However, it is not the only criteria. Registering under a reliable driving instructor is of extreme importance in this case.
10/10/2017 08:53 AM
Why Recycle an End of Life Car?
The green movement has gathered momentum in the recent years. This has brought automotive recycling 'industry' in the limelight. What was once looked on as a salvage yard where cars were dumped has now evolved into a full-blown industry for reusing most auto parts. Car parts are recycled extensively with the help of auto wreckers who salvage each and every part of the car.
10/09/2017 09:08 AM
How to Avoid Distractions While Driving
Driving can be a tedious task especially if you have a long way to go. Whilst driving there are many ways that can help you to stay focused and avoid your mind from drifting too far.
10/09/2017 09:08 AM
Driving Tips - Courtesy Is Key
Driving is the most common activity people do nowadays. With so many people on the road, we all have to abide by the law and stick to the road rules. This is good, but it you also need to be polite and friendly for a good driving experience..
10/03/2017 03:39 PM
The 4 Benefits of Enrolling in a Driving School Over Learning at Home
There are several who think that availing driving lessons at home from parents and siblings do it all and you adopt the best skills. Well, such a thought needs rectification as not always do you receive the right driving lessons from them where most of the times you would be sitting on the seat beside the driver due to the fear of causing accidents.
09/30/2017 10:27 AM
Types of Trailers
Trailers are everywhere and like most things there are different styles for different uses. Here's a rundown of the best trailer for whatever you need to haul.
09/28/2017 08:54 AM
Riding in Cars With Kids - Kids and Auto Safety
It may be surprising to hear that one of the leading causes of death among children is auto injuries. This is often due to parents not taking proper precautions. It is estimated that of children under 12 years of age who died in car crashes in 2015, 35% of them were not in a safety seat or using a seat belt.
09/27/2017 07:50 AM
Should Autonomous Cars Flash Lights for Truck Drivers So They Can Move Back Into The Lane?
When trucks pass each other on the highway it is considered proper protocol to let the passing driver know when their truck has cleared the slower truck so that the passing truck driver can merge back into the slower lane. This helps four-wheelers (regular cars) and faster moving traffic as it frees up that lane for them to pass. Thus, it speeds along traffic and makes it safer for the passing truck to know it has cleared the slower truck(s). As personal motor coach (on a truck chassis) with fifth-wheel driver, I've been extended this courtesy by other large vehicles and commercial truck drivers.
09/25/2017 09:25 AM
Recycling Glass From Cars
What do you do if the windshield of your car is damaged? There is no other option but to replace it. But did you know the broken windshield can be recycled? Yes! It is possible to recycle windshield of cars and create numerous useful products from it.
09/21/2017 09:39 AM
Perfecting the Drift
Drifting is a driving skill that is marvelled by many car enthusiasts. Although it might not be the safest activity on the public roads, it is fun to try it in an empty parking lot. So what does it take to drift your car safely?
09/21/2017 09:39 AM
The Advantages of Rear Wheel Drive
Rear wheel drive (also referred to as RWD) has many benefits for your car. The rear wheels have the duty of moving the car. This means that the engine is turning the pistons to allow the back wheels to push the car forwards or backwards. The front wheels are purely for steering the vehicle in this case.
09/21/2017 09:37 AM
Who Is The AA?
Did you know that the AA has been around for almost ninety years? They have been growing their membership base as well as researching alternative fuels and fuel consumption. Would you believe that this is the Roadside Assist Company we know today?
09/20/2017 08:00 AM
Plastic Recycling From Cars
Plastic is one of the most extensively used materials in the car body. It is gaining popularity among car manufacturers these days. One of the main reasons for this is the fact that light weight of plastics makes the vehicle more fuel efficient. Fuel efficiency is an attribute that addresses the economic and environmental concerns. The reasons are that a fuel-efficient vehicle releases a lesser quantity of exhaust and also reduces the consumption of fuel. However, when the car reaches its end of life, it is this plastic that becomes a challenge to dispose of as it is non bio-degradable.
09/14/2017 03:33 PM
Car Night Driving Tips (Tricks, Tips and Driving Guide for Beginners)
Owning a car is a dream for almost everyone, and there is no doubt that our wagon has been closely likely to be a part of our family forever. We use to have a great time when we drive our four wheeled machines by listening to some pleasant music, making fun trips at weekends, show-off, cruising and a lot more. However, driving a car is a foremost thing where it could be correlated to an article having sharp edges on either side. Hence, here are some night driving tips which we may consider to have in our mind before we ignite the key and pedal the clutch for engaging the gear.
09/13/2017 09:33 PM
How to Buy Tires for Less
Has the tread on your vehicle's original tires started to wear out? If yes, then you know it's time for a replacement. Considering that the tires are the only part of your vehicle that actually touches the road, replacing them when they are worn-out is inevitable.
09/12/2017 07:56 AM
How to Gain From Your Discarded Car
Is your car badly damaged and can't be used any further? Then you have no option but to discard it. However, various parts of your car can be sold to an auto wrecker for a price. The auto wrecker disposes of all the parts without adversely affecting the environment. You not only earn from your wrecked car but also avoid polluting the planet.
09/06/2017 10:12 AM
The 2016 Toyota Corolla ZR Review: The Good Management Car
As one of those many superiors on automaker firm, Toyota has produced so many good and well-designed cars for all its customers. The newest news is also coming from this firm about the new 2016 Toyota Corolla ZR review. This car is very superb.
09/05/2017 07:57 AM
Recycling Worn-Out Parts of a Car
Car parts are recycled not only from end-of-life cars but also during the regular maintenance of cars. When a car reaches its end of life cycle, those parts that are intact are sold 'as is' in the market. Many are recycled for different types of applications. On the other hand, when parts are discarded during the maintenance of a car, they cannot be reused. They need to be completely recycled for other applications.
08/26/2017 08:42 AM
Spin Around a Damaged Tire to Make It Useful
Various parts of a car are recycled by an auto dismantler. An auto dismantler sells the functional parts, restores those that can be repaired and sells them. There are some parts such as worn out tires which need to be carefully disposed of as they are voluminous. They are also constituted in such a manner that they are not bio-degradable.
08/20/2017 10:50 AM
How to Improve Fuel Consumption
There is always something you can do to save money when it comes to driving your vehicle around. Fuel consumption can be improved upon with a few simple tips and tricks. Learn how you can get better gas mileage right here!
08/17/2017 08:12 AM
Benefits of Recycling a Car
Your options are repairing it and reusing it. Many a time this is not possible. In such cases, you can sell your car to an auto dismantler. An auto dismantler recycles the car for repairing other cars, selling used parts, etc.
08/11/2017 11:31 AM
Don't Abandon Your Old Car - Recycle It
An auto wrecker is essentially an auto recycler for end-of-life cars. Auto recycling has become a huge industry worldwide. The reason for this is that recycling damaged/ dysfunctional functional cars is necessary for their safe disposal. Recycling of cars is beneficial for the environment as well.
08/08/2017 09:16 AM
How an Engine Works
There was a time where only a few people understood how a car really works. Over time, schools have been educating pupils; and companies have showed the public how their specific model works. So how does an engine work?
08/07/2017 08:39 AM
Why Brands Are Important When Buying Used Cars For Sale Overseas
Buy used cars easily overseas by working with exporters. These exporters have the best connections to help you find the right car you are looking for.
08/03/2017 07:51 AM
Recycling Steel From Cars
Recycling has become a prevalent practice these days. People recycle and reuse different types of materials. And, automobile recycling is a common practice globally. The past few years have shown a growth in the auto recycling industry. The trend of reusing car parts has increased.
08/02/2017 09:15 AM
Travel to Cities Only After You Know the Parking Restrictions
City traffic is habitually heavy, while the parking on-street is highly impossible to find. Likewise, the parking lots are pricey and results in frustrating delays owing to congestion, especially during the snarls of rush-hour. In fact, drivers unfamiliar with city roads and rules many become impatient.
07/27/2017 06:30 PM
Economize the Maintenance of Your Car by Using Recycled Parts
Auto recycling is one of the most widespread recycling industries globally. Auto parts are recycled from end-of-life cars. Damaged and old cars have usually have no takers. Hence, instead of just abandoning them, it makes sense to recycle their parts.
07/26/2017 02:30 PM
Points to Ponder Over When Buying A Personalized Number Plate
Number plates, a unique identification for any vehicle? Well, it's not just this, but much more than merely a number that identifies your vehicle.
07/26/2017 09:28 AM
Chicago Tours Are Best Enjoyed With City Parking Knowledge
Chicago drivers zipping through red lights tend to break the speed limits posted and this indicates reckless driving. Likewise, Chicago comprises of several one-way streets namely, Loop and few neighborhoods in residential areas such as Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Bucktown, so without fail read signs carefully.
07/26/2017 08:58 AM
An Overview Of Parking Spaces and Issues
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07/25/2017 09:13 AM
Brake Discs and Winter Highway Driving Tips
Winter is a difficult season to drive in. There are so many factors that you have to think about including the snow or moisture on the road, the temperature of the road and the temperature your tyres can handle.
07/25/2017 09:12 AM
Clutch Kits and Gear Shifts: How to Smoothly Change Gears
Many cars have a manual transmission. These vehicles have a clutch that disengages the gearbox from the engine and the gear stick. To change gears smoothly you need to have the basic knowledge of how the system works.
07/21/2017 09:46 AM
Recycling Car Parts - The Best Way to Use Them
If you have an end-of-life vehicle. In other words, a vehicle that is severely damaged or very old, you may find it difficult to sell. The best way to salvage it is by selling the reusable parts. There is a huge market for them these days because of the increase in the number of cars.
07/18/2017 11:20 AM
Driving Theory Test
A well-established online testing center generally offers candidates a variety of multiple choice tests to familiarize them with the format, style of questions and answers featuring in the DVLA exam. Candidates can take their time to review sample DVLA theory questions to prepare themselves sufficiently for a good pass. Two or three practices on the multiple choice test section should be enough to prepare the candidate to pass with flying colors; more test samples can be readily available from established car theory testing centers or their websites.
07/18/2017 08:30 AM
Reasons To Purchase a Datsun Go
When it's time to purchase a vehicle that boasts unique specifications, then you should think about Datsun Go. Surely, you would be up for a new adventure even if you have set your own boundaries.

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Are You Prepared for a Roadside Emergency?


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New LED Worklight Offers Greater Versatility


There's a leak in your plumbing, and you need to fix it. So you fumble under the sink, trying to hold a flashlight in one hand and a tool in another. You need both hands free, so you put the flashlight down. It promptly rolls, leaving you unable to see what you're doing.


Don't Let Holiday Pressure Get to Your Tires


The holidays are hectic. Working, attending family parties, overindulging on holiday goodies and shopping for that perfect gift can be stressful. Although the holidays are busy, they're not the time to forget about regular tire maintenance.


A Winter Checklist For Drivers


As the temperature drops, car batteries produce less power, belts and hoses become more brittle, tires lose air pressure and engine oil thickens. In a few words, winter is tough on vehicles.