Category Archives: Road Safety

Top Safety Tips for Driving in the Winter

It’s officially winter. Days are mostly dreary and cold, portending the snow and ice that will soon be upon us. As we can expect from every Indiana winter, streets and roadways will certainly be slick, slushy, and at times, even … Continue reading

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How to Tell if Your Car Needs Alternator Replacement

When a vehicle is experiencing mechanical malfunctions, it will let you know. This is especially true for a car’s electrical system. In fact, one of the most common automotive electrical malfunctions has to do with the alternator. Since the alternator … Continue reading

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The 7 Automotive Fluids Required for All Cars

A vehicle operates best when its fluids are well-maintained and kept at their proper levels. There are seven chief fluids in every vehicle that work together to promote a smoother drive and optimal vehicular performance.  These fluids assist in the … Continue reading

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The 5 Basic Components Required to Flat Tow a Vehicle

A vehicle that can dinghy tow another car with a tow bar is a highly valuable asset. Not only does flat towing provide convenience, it also increases loading and unloading efficiency, saves space, and ensures balanced transportation. But before you … Continue reading

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How to Jump Start a Dead Car Battery

If you have never jump started a dead car battery on your own, it is time that you learn! It is one of the easier automotive troubleshooting repairs a driver can do on their own, without professional assistance or invasive … Continue reading

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How to Increase Gas Mileage for Any Car or Truck

With the gasoline prices soaring through the roof these days, many people appreciate new and effective ways to increase their car’s fuel mileage.  Many products on the market today claim to be the answer to better fuel consumption, but unfortunately … Continue reading

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Tips for Protecting Your Transmission When Towing Heavy

When a vehicle is towing a heavier load, it usually does so at lower speeds. This combination causes the vehicle’s engine to use more power (torque) to get the job done. In order to combat automotive transmission damage to a … Continue reading

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Are Diesel and Petrol the Same Thing?

When it comes to fuel economy, every driver is open to finding new ways to save. One of the most frequently asked questions regarding fuel efficiency has to do with choosing the proper fuel for a vehicle. But in order … Continue reading

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Will Trailer Towing Damage My Car?

Whether you are planning a big move across the city, or a long road trip to the lake, you might be in need of a trailer. However, the idea of hooking up a trailer to your vehicle might scare you. … Continue reading

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Will My Car Overheat in Hot Weather?

When the Indiana heat index reaches extremely high temperatures in the summer, many of us start to have concerns about health and safety. As a result, we take certain precautions to ensure we are not at risk of heat exhaustion, … Continue reading

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