4 Common Traffic Violations (and How to Avoid a Ticket)

Driving is all fun and games until you get slapped with a steep fine. If you don’t want to get stuck with an expensive ticket, watch out for these common traffic violations. #4 is an awful idea… 1. Speeding Surprised? You shouldn’t be. When you’re running late, it’s tempting to speed. Statistics reflect that fact.…

Coolant Is Your Car’s Circulatory System (How Engines Stay Cool)

Filling your radiator with coolant (a.k.a. antifreeze) is like drinking a glass of ice water on a hot day. It cools you (and your car) down. How do engines prevent overheating? It all starts with coolant: a circulatory system for your car. Read ahead to learn how engines stay cool… Car engines are a hot…

Customer Service Tips for Auto Shops: 4 Ways to Make Drivers Say, “Wow!”

Sadly, the auto repair industry isn’t known for its customer service skills. Let’s change that now! Beat the competition by implementing these four simple customer service tips for auto shops. 1. Don’t forget to follow-up. Auto repair is stressful for most drivers. If they had a car breakdown, they might be thinking: Did the mechanic…

Don’t Buy a Used Car Before You Answer These 5 Questions…

Used cars are a smart investment (as long as you do your due diligence). Ask yourself these five questions before you buy a used car. Treat #4 like an immediate deal-breaker… 1. How do the tires look? Look at the tires. Are they all the same or are some different than others? (They should be…

7 Tire Care Tips Every Driver Auto Know

Tires aren’t so expensive. It’s true! They cost less than a penny per mile. Compare that to gas, which costs roughly 15 cents per mile. Still, you should take care of your tires. You’ll improve your safety and save money (since your tires will last longer). Here are seven easy tire care tips every driver auto…

How Self Driving Cars Will Change Society As We Know It

Self driving cars are about to take the world by storm. Let’s look into my crystal ball and make some predictions about how self driving cars will change society as we know it. Curious? Read on! 1. Commutes will suck less. Busy commutes are the worst. I know, because I live in New York City!…

6 Reasons Why Cars Break Down (and What to Do about Them)

Car breakdowns are the worst. It’s horrible to have big plans that get ruined, because you got stranded. The good news? Drivers with auto awareness can prevent most of these problems. Here are six common reasons why cars break down (and what to do about them). 1. Your battery died. Batteries don’t have an unlimited lifespan.…

6 Car Salesman Tricks You Need to Know Before You Buy a New Car

Good car salesmen are extremely persuasive. Unfortunately, some of them are also sneaky. Here are six car salesman tricks you need to know before you buy a new (or used) car. 1. Being Too Pushy This is the most annoying trick in the book. Some car salesmen have figured out they can get people to…

6 New Year Resolutions for Drivers (#2 Will Make Your Car Shine)

It seems cliche that so many people have the same resolution. Whether it be health, fitness, weight loss, or a financial resolution; there’s a common thread here. People are resolving to take better care of themselves. Your car is an extension of yourself, so why not include it? Here are five New Year resolutions for…