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Had a Car accident? What to do First?

Accidents happen, even to careful drivers. After a car accident, you might be stunned with shock, dizzy with adrenaline or enraged at the guy who ran a red light. The first thing to do after you’ve been

Recognizing Brake Trouble

It’s impossible to predict when a drunk or distracted driver will fly right through a stoplight. In that harrowing moment, it’s critical that your braking system functions flawlessly. When you first notice a sign of brake trouble,

Own the Night: Tips for Driving After Dark

Driving at night is a dreadful and dangerous. Road fatalities triple during the night, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Human eyes don’t help much either. They’re terrible at seeing at night with depth perception,

When do spark plugs need to be replaced?

If your car starts well and runs smoothly, it means that you’ve maintained it well. It also means that the spark plugs in your engine are working. They ignite the air-fuel mixture in the cylinders; each cylinder

Water in Gas Tank Symptoms

Water in Gas Tank Symptoms Here is a list of symptoms that one can find when water enters the gas or fuel tank. 1. Reduction in Car’s Mileage Water getting inside the car’s gas tank can decrease

Burning Smell From Car: Main Causes

There could be several reasons behind burning smell from car that we might not know yet. In fact, this is the kind of smell produced by a few technical problems in the car. These stinky odors often create

FlasHOLR: An On-Demand Trucking platform connecting customers with drivers

FlasHOLR is a cutting-edge technology trucking platform whose sole purpose is to connect truck drivers with the right customers. The app offers a consistent driving experience to a truck owner, taking away the haggling involved with traditional

How to Tow Cars – Using Tow Straps

There are a number of ways to tow a vehicle, though some are better for certain situations than others. Tow straps can be a great way to get a vehicle pulled out of mud, snow, or sand,

What Does the Steering System Warning Light Mean?

Anyone who’s driven a car with manual steering knows it can be quite a workout. To make driving a little bit easier, auto manufacturers have been using power assisted steering systems for.....

Is It Safe to Drive With the Air Bag Light On?

If your airbag light comes on, it is strongly suggested you do not ignore it. With all the lights on your dash, it can be very tempting to ignore one and think it is no big deal.

Reduced Engine Power: What Causes It?

Nowadays, it feels like modern vehicles have become more like driving computers than actual cars or trucks. They’re incredibly technologically advanced, with computers and sensors controlling.....

Best tips for driving in rain!

Think. “Many people drive subconsciously, out of habit,” says Praeter. “And, when it rains, they often don’t adjust their thinking.” When conditions are less than ideal, drivers need to stay alert and focused on what’s going on around

Why Does Your Car’s Oil Light Come On?

Any time the oil light goes on, it’s cause for concern. Many newer and high-­feature cars have oil-life monitors that determine when the oil needs to be changed, but the glowing red oil light in your Cavalier

What Should You Do When The Temperature Warning Light Comes On?

Engine damage can happen for many reasons, and overheating is one of them. For this reason, it’s necessary to take the coolant temperature warning light seriously. You will find it on the dashboard gauge cluster. It looks like a thermometer

Push Start a Car

Push starting, also known as “bump starting” a car or motorcycle is a way of getting the vehicle started when either your starter motor or battery have given up the ghost. It consists of getting a vehicle

How to Jump Start a Car

If your battery has died, you may be able to use jumper cables to jump start it from some good Samaritan’s vehicle. If you can safely use jumper cables on your vehicle, make sure that the battery on

Tow by Using a trailer

Tow by Using a trailer Another method of towing a vehicle is to use a trailer. While safer than other methods, a trailer has its own drawbacks, the main one that the combination of the towed vehicle

Tow a Vehicle using a tow dolly

You may need to tow a vehicle for a number of reasons, including moving, taking your vehicle along on a trip, or transporting it to another location. Whatever your reason for towing a vehicle, you need to know

Tips for Driving in Hot Weather

You know that extreme cold can take a toll on your car, but did you know that extreme heat can do a number on your vehicle too? Beyond making your legs stick to your leather seats, the

How to save fuel when driving

Fuel-saving tips Stay aerodynamic Wind resistance increases fuel consumption. Try to keep windows closed at high speeds and remove roof racks and boxes when not in use. Removing a roof-top cargo box can save as much as

How to handle your car during Brake Failure

While this is an obvious frightened situation, but the first thing that you can do is stay focused, alert and try to be calm. You can expect nothing good by panicking and moreover, it might increase your