Monthly Archives: May 2017

Highest Safety Rated Vehicles

When it comes to rating safety thresholds for vehicles, the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) measures how well a vehicle protects its passengers in a crash.  However, in addition to this, cars must now also have effective headlights to get the highest rating as well.  The power of your headlights may determine if you[Read more…]

Why Reliable Shocks Are Needed After Winter

After a long and and strange winter that couldn’t make up its mind when it came to weather, it might be time to replace your shocks and struts.  Now that the spring weather is starting to come into the fold, we are left with sizeable potholes from snow plows and freezing/unfreezing of water, and damages[Read more…]

Is it the Battery or The Alternator?

We’ve all been in a situation before where our car just won’t start, and it always seems to happen at the worst times.  In most cases, it is usually your battery that’s dead and a simple jumpstart can get you back on the road again.  However, in other more particular cases, it could actually be[Read more…]

How Does Speeding Affect Your Gas Mileage?

Drivers today are trying to get the most bang for their buck, especially when it comes to gas mileage.  Gas prices aren’t what they used to be and speeding can impact you when you’re at the pump.  According to, aggressive driving such as speeding, rapid acceleration and breaking, can waste gas.  Such driving habits[Read more…]

Choosing The Right Antifreeze for Your Vehicle

When it comes to choosing antifreeze for your vehicle, most people who aren’t car enthusiasts don’t really know where to begin.  For those who don’t know what antifreeze is for, it is a liquid that stops the water in your engine’s cooling system from freezing.  If the water did indeed end up freezing, then it[Read more…]