OEM Vs. Aftermarket Parts

How to Decide What’s Best for Your Car If you’ve ever gotten your car repaired, you’ve probably wondered: What’s the difference between aftermarket parts, sold by third parties, and original manufacturer (also known as OEM) parts? When your car needs repairs, you can take it to a dealer or to an independent auto repair shop.…

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Top 10 Ways to Avoid Driver Distractions

Distracted driving facts: Texting and driving is a major safety issue, but distracted driving is about more than just your phone. Here are some distracted driving statistics: Distracted drivers are three times more likely to be in a crash than attentive drivers (Alberta Transportation, 2011) and driver inattentiveness contributes to 80% of collisions (National Highway…

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Car Tire Guide

How much do you know about car tires? You know it’s important to have them, but do you know if you should switch them out when the seasons change? Do you know the difference between the main types of tires? How about your pressure – do you know how that impacts the way your car…

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DIY Tire Inspections

Tire inspections are important for used car shoppers, but they’re also important for drivers that want to be sure their vehicles are safe for the open road. Tires are an important (and expensive) part of your car, and no one wants to be surprised by having to replace their tires just a few months after…

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What To Do If You Get in a Car Accident

Getting in a car accident is everyone’s worst fear while out on the road. Unfortunately, it’s a situation that does occur and it’s always good to know what you should do if it does happen to you. Always call the police if: Someone is hurt You think another driving might be guilty of a Criminal…

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How to Deal With Road Rage

When you’re sitting in traffic, running late for an appointment and someone tailgates you or cuts you off, it can be hard to keep your emotions in check. Tempers run high out on the road and obscene gestures and blaring horns can become a part of the daily commute. For your safety and the safety…

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How to Wash your Car by Hand

Steps for your Home Car Wash Nothing makes your car look better than a good wash. It’s a critical step if you’re selling your used car, but even if you’re not, it’s important for good maintenance and to help you enjoy your ride. The best car wash can happen in your driveway with a hose,…

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