Safety

When Not to Use Cruise Control

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If you currently use or have considered using your vehicle’s cruise control function, you need to know when to and when not to use it. While this feature can certainly be useful at times, it can quickly lead to a disaster if incorrectly used. To keep you and your passengers …

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13 Best Tips for Driving in Winter

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Winter is the most challenging season for car drivers. Weather conditions keep changing and the risks associated with winter driving increase pretty quickly. The best way to arrive in one piece at your destination is always to adapt your driving style to the road condition. Being prepared to face various …

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Can Cars Drive Through Water?

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Unless we are talking about heavy-duty and extensively modified off-road vehicles, it is safe to say that cars and water don’t mix well. There are various mechanical and electrical components not likely to cope well with anything more than a few splashes. Still, that doesn’t mean that puddles on the …

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Can You Drive on a Flat Tire?

 What is a Flat Tire and How Does it Happen? If you’ve never experienced a flat tire before, then you’re missing out on a crucial character-building experience! Just kidding. Flat tires are quite inconvenient, and can happen for a wide variety of reasons. A flat tire is exactly what it …

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Tips and Tricks to Safely Jump Start Any Car

In the days of motoring infancy, the predecessors to our modern vehicles were unreliable, but easily repaired- even on the side of the road. It became common for motorists to stop and offer aid to broken down fellows back in the days when there were more horses on the road …

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Prepare Yourself for Anything with a Car Emergency Kit

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If you spend any time in your car, there’s always a chance you’ll encounter an emergency. From having a tire blowout to running out of fuel, you need to be prepared for anything to happen. Having the right equipment on hand can save you from spending hours on the side …

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5 Must-Have Safety Features for Your New Car

Tired of crashing your car? So is everyone else. In the past 5 years, safety technology has advanced considerably. Here are the top 5 safety features that you need to have on your new car: 1. FORWARD-COLLISION WARNING During university, there were several times where I was so tired from studying …

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Why Every Car Should Have A Dash Cam

By Henry Leung #BLACKLIVESMATTER   Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of the movement and the protests.   The movement was started because black men were killed daily in the US at the hands of over zealous white police officers. Last week, 43 year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot …

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Driving Hazards In Ordinary Traffic

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Since the very first moment you sat behind the steering wheel of your first car, you were warned about all the dangers of the road ahead of you. Do not speed, do not drive under the influence, avoid driving in difficult weather conditions and definitely no street racing. If you …

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Thieves Exploit Keyless Fobs to Easily Steal Cars

Keyless fobs are a brilliant idea. You can start your car and drive away without ever having to dig through your purse or pockets to find your keys – and we wonder why obesity is a problem! As soon as you’re sitting in your car, it’s ready to start up …

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