TEA Approved Texas Driver Safety

TEA Approved Texas Driver Safety

  What’s an Online Driving Safety Course? You can easily remove a ticket from your driving record in the state of Texas when you take a Driving Safety Course through an approved provider. Skills you’ll learn in an online driving safety course include: Current Driving Laws Safe Driving Techniques Effects and Risks of Drinking and […]

25 Car Crashes Caught on Video

25 Car Crashes Caught on Video

  Welcome to the new year! Unfortunately, bad drivers are still out there. Here’s a collection of bad driving behavior and poor decision making that should make you more aware of what you’re up against every time you get into your car. Please drive carefully!     Enjoy!        

Car Thief Sprayed With Invisible Ink During Break-In

Car Thief Sprayed With Invisible Ink During Break-In

  A car thief was caught red – or rather green – handed after attempting to steal from a car fitted with an anti-theft device. SmartWater traceable liquid burst on Yafet Askale’s face as he rifled through valuables in a bait car set out by police in Brent, England. According to The Telegraph, Askale initially […]

How Most Parents Are Failing Their Teen Drivers

How Most Parents Are Failing Their Teen Drivers

  Handing over the keys is a rite of passage. For a newly minted teen driver, it’s a step toward independence. For mom or dad, it’s a cue to become less involved.   That may be a big mistake.   Too often, parents are removing themselves from a teen driver’s education at the precise time […]

10 Serious Mistakes in Car Maintenance

10 Serious Mistakes in Car Maintenance

  When a car does what it’s supposed to do, it’s pretty easy to take it for granted. But things can (and do) go wrong with no notice at all. Sometimes parts fail without any kind of warning — without a grace period that would let you know something’s wrong so that you might have […]

Keeping Kids Safe

Keeping Kids Safe

  Trunk Entrapment   Children are naturally curious and love to explore their surroundings. So, if you leave your kids unattended, in or near a vehicle, it won’t be long before they are playing in it. Hide and seek can turn deadly if they get trapped in the trunk, where temperatures can rise very quickly […]

Car Seat Recommendations for Children

Car Seat Recommendations for Children

  There are many car seat choices on the market. Use the information below to help you choose a car seat that best meets your child’s needs.   Birth – 12 Months Your child under age 1 should always ride in a rear-facing car seat. There are different types of rear-facing car seats: Infant-only seats […]

5 Engine Oil Myths

5 Engine Oil Myths

  We all know that our cars need engine oil in order to operate smoothly. The role of engine oil is to keep the moving parts of the engine lubricated, to protect them against rust corrosion, and — with modern detergent oil additives — to keep them free of sludge and general engine gunk.   […]

Top 10 Speeds Clocked on the Autobahn

Top 10 Speeds Clocked on the Autobahn

  For most Americans, the German autobahn is a near-mythical beast, a serpentine wonderland of multi-lane blacktop where the speed limit has been slain and the fiery horses under the hood can be unleashed. It sounds almost too good to be true. A public road, in a notoriously buttoned-up country, where a person can drive […]

5 Cheap Ways to Increase Horsepower

5 Cheap Ways to Increase Horsepower

  Your car is fine. It’s got a great stereo, and you’ve been driving it long enough that the seat has that perfect butt-groove going on. You’ve been pretty diligent about taking care of it, with regular oil changes and trips through the car wash. But wouldn’t it be nice if it were, I don’t […]