How to Safely Prepare for a Summer Roadtrip

How to Safely Prepare for a Summer Roadtrip
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  With summer now on the way, there’s a good chance you and your family are planning a road trip. This year, AAA estimates it’ll aid over eight-million motorists between Memorial Day and Labor Day; so avoid being a statistic by planning ahead. Continue Reading...

Volvo S60, C70 Recalled Over Incorrect Tire Pressure Labels

Volvo S60, C70 Recalled Over Incorrect Tire Pressure Labels
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Swedish car firm Volvo takes safety very seriously, and so it’s taking the extra step to correct a small error it had made in the past. The issue is in regards to the tire pressure label for the spare tire. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), some Volvo vehicles had incorrect information… Continue Reading...

Study: Women Tend to Steer Clear of Basic Car Maintenance

Study: Women Tend to Steer Clear of Basic Car Maintenance
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This probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone: Women are less inclined than men to get hands on when it comes to basic car maintenance. And now, there are stats that back up this statement, thanks to a recent poll conducted by UK used car website Autoquake.com. According to the study, more than 12… Continue Reading...

Need to Know What Tire Pressure You Should be Running? There’s an App for That

Need to Know What Tire Pressure You Should be Running? There’s an App for That
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Yes we know, there seems to be an app for everything these days, but TyreSafe’s contribution to the ever-growing iPhone App Store is a nice freebie. You can simply install the app to your phone, enter in your vehicle’s information and it’ll let you know the vehicle manufacturer’s recommended tire settings in both psi and… Continue Reading...

Do You Know What This Symbol Means? Neither Do One-Third of Drivers

Do You Know What This Symbol Means? Neither Do One-Third of Drivers
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Pop quiz: What does the symbol above – found on the dashboard of cars and trucks made after 2008 – stand for? A)     Warning: big hips ahead B)      Yikes! Have you put on weight? C)      Oh no! Your big mug is empty D)     Danger! A viking helmet is heading right for you! Actually, it’s none… Continue Reading...

Why Reading Your Vehicle’s Instruction Manual is so Important

Why Reading Your Vehicle’s Instruction Manual is so Important
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You can admit it, we’ll never tell – you’ve never read your vehicle’s owner manual, have you? Sure, we all skimmed it briefly to see how the air conditioning worked or how to program our favorite radio stations, but after that, it just languished in the glove box. But you really should pick it up… Continue Reading...

BMW Recalling 2011 X5 And X6

BMW Recalling 2011 X5 And X6
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A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association says that BMW is recalling an unknown number of X5 and X6 SUVs over incorrect tire pressure labels. According to Inside Line, NHTSA claims not only are the pressures wrong, but the wheel sizing is off as well. “The vehicles are equipped with 20-inch wheels, but… Continue Reading...
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