Man checking his text messages while driving

How to Limit Distractions Behind the Wheel

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

In a world full of distractions, it can feel easy to lose focus at any given minute. Unfortunately, distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents. To help protect yourself, your passengers, and other drivers around you, it’s important to stay focused and alert while driving. Here’s how you can limit distractions while behind the wheel.

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Differences Between Conventional Oil and Synthetic Oil

Conventional Oil vs Synthetic Oil Comparison

Whether you are getting an oil change or considering changing your oil type, you’ve likely heard about both conventional and synthetic oil. While both do well at lubing the engine, these two oil types are very different. Below, we will explore the differences between conventional oil and synthetic oil.

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How Often Should I Get a Wheel Alignment?

How to Tell That Your Wheels are Out of Alignment

Do you know when the last time you got a wheel alignment was? To ensure that your car goes where you want it to, it’s important that you get your wheels aligned periodically. So, how often should you get a wheel alignment? It’s recommended that you get your wheels aligned every two or three years. However, driving on poorly maintained roads or hitting curbs and potholes could require realignment sooner. Unsure if your wheels are misaligned? Here’s how you can tell if your wheels are out of alignment.

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Should I Purchase Comprehensive Insurance?

What Does Comprehensive Car Insurance Cover?

Are you shopping around for car insurance? If so, you’ve probably heard about or are considering comprehensive insurance. While comprehensive insurance is optional in every U.S. state, it can be worthwhile to add it to your auto insurance policy. Here, we will take a look at what comprehensive insurance covers and how to determine if comprehensive is right for you.

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Tires on a shelf in a shop

What is the Quarter Tire Test?

How to Check if You Need New Tires on Your Car

Over time, the tread on tires will thin due to normal wear caused by gripping the road. Of course, you don’t want your tread to get too low because you will not be able to stop as effectively, making it dangerous to drive. To see if your tires have enough tread for your next adventure, use the quarter tire test to quickly check your tread.

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