Hydroplaning Basics: Why it Happens and How You Can Avoid it

Hydroplaning Basics: Why it Happens and How You Can Avoid it

Have you ever skidded while driving on a wet road for what seemed like a split second or even longer? Even if you didn’t lose complete control, you most likely experienced hydroplaning. What is Hydroplaning? The term hydroplaning is commonly used to refer to the skidding or sliding of a cars tires across a wet […]

How to Handle Vehicle Emergencies

How to Handle Vehicle Emergencies

Everyday driving typically consists of endless hours of driving on familiar roads without incident. In an emergency, these hours are followed by a few moments of terror. When you encounter a vehicular emergency, it is imperative that you understand ways and options to address the emergency, particularly since emergencies seem to happen in the least […]

5 Essential Road Travel Tips You Don’t Already Know

5 Essential Road Travel Tips You Don’t Already Know

# 1. Prepare Your Car Make sure to prepare your vehicle for travel. It will be your home away from home. Plan at least a month in advance for any unforeseen repairs. Check the following and adjust if needed: Coolant Oil Tire Pressure Spare Tire Brakes Belts, caps, hoses and filters Lights, signals, all wiper […]