Category Archives: Road Safety

Long Distance Driving Tips for Summer

If you have a summer road trip planned, be sure you are prepared to take on the road, safely and efficiently. Continue reading to learn the top tips for driving long distances. Road Trip Safety Long distance driving can come … Continue reading

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Do Not Use a Hitch-Mounted Carrier Lift with a Trailer Hitch Adapter

If you have a hitch-mounted wheelchair or scooter lift that you wish to install on a vehicle, it is not recommended to use it with a trailer hitch adapter. There are many hazards that can arise from this arrangement, such … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of Tongue Weight (TW)

When it comes to safe towing, the most important factor is knowledge. And part of this knowledge is knowing your tow weights. This includes the weight of your load, the capacity of your towing vehicle, and your towing trailer’s tongue … Continue reading

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How to Test Tire Tread Using a Penny

In last month’s blog, we discuss several methods of tire maintenance and care. You learned that colder temperatures cause tires to lose more air, thus requiring them to be inflated more frequently in the winter season. It is important to … Continue reading

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Top 3 Ways to Drive Safer This Winter

If you want to avoid roadside emergencies and car accidents this winter, it is wise to prepare yourself with the right knowledge for driving safer in inclement weather. Continue reading to learn the top 3 recommended actions and considerations for … Continue reading

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How to Perform a Pre-Tow Check Before a Road Trip

If you are planning a road trip that involves towing a trailer with your vehicle, it is wise to learn how to perform a correct pre-tow check and ensure your safety, as well as the safety of your cargo. Continue … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Car is Stuck in Mud

Whether you are out for a weekend of fishing and camping, or in the middle of a cross country road trip, sticky, sludgy mud can become a problem at any time along the way. If you find yourself stuck in … Continue reading

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3 Vital Tips for Towing a Camper This Summer

Summer is a time for family vacations. And although many families are catching planes and trains, road trips are still a popular and traditional way for families to travel together! If a long distance road trip is part of the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Tire pressure monitoring systems, or TPMS, are vital tools for all vehicles. Not only can these innovative automotive systems save lives, they support proper vehicular maintenance and care. Continue reading to learn more about tire pressure monitoring systems, including which … Continue reading

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What Should I Do If My Trailer Starts To Sway?

Regardless of experience, a driver can encounter a loss of control over their trailer at any time. Whether from a sudden and unexpected gust of wind or a simple steering wheel over-correction, a swaying trailer is a very scary situation … Continue reading

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