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What to Do If Your Car Overheats

Road rage drivers are not the only thing that we see overheating on the roads during the summer. As the weather warms in the summer and the heat off the road pushes up temperatures external, vehicles become susceptible to overheating. Even though it is rare for a modern vehicle to overheat, especially if you keep it well maintained, it can still happen. Do you know what to do if your vehicle overheats?

How do you know your car is overheating?

4 Steps for Handling an Auto Recall Like a Pro

2014 seems to be the year of the recall in the automotive industry. With all the major vehicle manufacturers seemingly recalling at least one of their vehicles this year, millions of car owners have been forced to take their vehicles in for repair.

Technology and Distractions – What Have We Done!

Article By: Scott Marshall
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Summer Heat and Road Rage: How To Avoid Being a Road Rage Driver

With the summer weather here to stay, there is no doubt that drivers tend to be a little more testy and prone to road rage. This time of year it’s not uncommon for driver to have a shorter tolerance and temper when driving. Things like getting cut off, someone swooping in and stealing your parking spot, slow drivers, and many other actions on the road tend to be triggers for many drivers. 

5 Effective Smartphone Apps that Improve Road Safety

Interestingly enough, it is the same devices that are causing the distracted and road safety issues that are also helping to make our roads safer – mobile phone applications.

Never Leave Kids and Pets in Hot Cars During the Summer – Period!

There is no doubt that the summer heat is finally here. This means that we need to make sure that we take the necessary precautions to ensure we are protected from the sun and the heat – especially when it comes to children, pets, and vehicles. It only takes a few minutes for any vehicle to get extremely hot, even if the windows are cracked. 

6 Situations Where You are Most Likely to be a Distracted Driver

Drivers Who Text are 23X More Likely to Crash*

Drivers Who Talk are 4X More Likely to Have an Accident*

5 Failed Car Technologies of the Past that Need to Stay Retired

Today a lot of the attention on vehicles surrounds the new technology that is introduced in the industry. But, what about the car technology that failed? What about those “wave of the future” car features that didn’t work out or catch on with consumers?

Sharing is Caring: Tips for Sharing the Road With Others

While they make up the majority of the traffic on the roads, cars are not the only thing that uses the roads on a regular basis. This means that drivers need to share the road, even if they don’t want to. The truth is that there is no shortage of drivers that feel like they don’t need to share the road – this is also what often leads to issues, accidents, and injuries. 

Cars need to share the road with:

Hands-Free is Not Risk-Free Driving

Hands free technology is relatively new in cars. While many believed that it would be the answer to talking and texting while driving, it is proving to be just as distracting and dangerous. It is not just physical distractions that are the issue with distracted drivers, cognitive distractions are just as dangerous.