Preventive Power: How to Avoid Expensive Car Repairs

Prevention is in your best interest. If you’re proactive about your car’s condition, you’ll prevent most of the mechanical problems that could break your bank. Sound like a solid strategy to you? If so, read ahead and learn how to avoid expensive car repairs. #2 might save you thousands…  1. Listen (really listen!) to your…

8 Ways to Rejuvenate During Your Next Road Trip Pit Stop

Ah. The great American road trip! There’s no better way to get in touch with your homeland. That said, driving can get tiring. When you start to feel stressed or exhausted, it’s smart to stop. Here are eight ways to rejuvenate during your next road trip pit stop. 1. Have a picnic. Pack a cooler…

5 Tips and Tricks That Will Instantly Improve Your Driving Habits

If you follow any routine enough, it becomes a habit. (That means you can do it on autopilot.) This fact applies to driving. Honestly, how often do you think about what you’re doing? Rarely. You can probably change lanes, start the ignition, and pull out of driveways easily. That’s fine. Regardless, it’s smart to improve…

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…

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…

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 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…