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Do You Need a Special License to Tow a Trailer?

Towing a trailer with your vehicle is a serious undertaking, and therefore, requires some serious preparation and forethought. Not only should you ensure that you are well-practiced setting up your trailer and operating your vehicle while pulling it, but you … Continue reading

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Important Car Maintenance You Can Do Yourself

Not all car maintenance requires the professional attention and acumen of a licensed automotive mechanic. There are actually many services a car owner can do themselves to achieve optimal driving performance and vehicular longevity. Continue reading to learn which routine … Continue reading

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DIY Roadside Assistance Tools to Always Have in Your Car

With the weather being the way it is right now, it is important to drive safe no matter how short your travel distance may be. Here in Indiana, this time of year is marked with snow, ice, slush, mud, and … Continue reading

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3 Things You Should Not Do if Your Car Gets Stuck in Snow

Just as every Indiana winter promises, the snow has arrived, and commuters everywhere are sliding all over the road. If you find yourself stuck in snow like so many other drivers to this time of year, you are not out … Continue reading

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3 Safe Ways to Pull a Car Out of a Ditch

There are many contributing factors as to why your vehicle is now stuck in a ditch on the side of the road. It could be a combination of anything from oil spills and slippery roads, to poor vision, bald tires, … Continue reading

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How to Operate a Motorcycle Safely

Motorcycles are fast, which means they are also dangerous. In fact, according to IIHS.org, they 26 times more deadly than standard motor vehicles. Every year, there are thousands of motorcycle-related deaths, and even more injuries. According to the NHTSA, from … Continue reading

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Hazardous Road Conditions to Avoid on a Motorcycle

This time of year, the rate of traffic accidents increases drastically. When it comes to types of accident victims, motorcyclists are at the top of the list. Some of the most common causes for motorcycle accidents in the United States … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Car Out After Driving into a Ditch

Now that some snow trickle has arrived, it is officially that time of year when the most traffic accidents take place. One of the most common roadway emergencies seen during Indiana winters are cars that wind up driving into a … Continue reading

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Stay Safe By Keeping These 6 Things in Your Car at All Times

For anyone who operates a vehicle, road safety should be at the top of the priority list. But being “road safe” doesn’t stop at safe driving; it also requires being prepared for emergencies, whether that’s a flat tire, stalled engine, … Continue reading

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How to Tell if it is Time to Change Your Car Battery

Although we are still in the midst of the fall season, winter is soon ahead, making now the perfect time to prepare our vehicles for cold, wintry weather commutes. One important responsibility is car battery maintenance. When the weather turns … Continue reading

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