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Fall Car Care Tips in Memphis, TN

Fall Car Care Tips in Memphis, TN

Summer is fading fast, and that means fall is on the horizon. To help you prepare for shorter hours of daylight, rainy forecasts, and drops in temperature, start checking off the following fall car care items. Battery check Your car’s battery has successfully taken you through a hot, sticky summer. Now is the time to check how much charge it has left, if any, to get you through the demands of driving in the fall. If it’s weak or showing…

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Tips for Driving in the Rain This Spring

Tips for Driving in the Rain This Spring

If there’s one thing that April is known for, it’s showers. Not the kind that you take after a long day of work, mind you—the kind that make driving around Memphis a real pain. Rain is one of the more dangerous elements to deal with on the road, so before you are faced with setting out in a rainstorm this spring, consider these three tips for driving in the rain. Change Your Wipers If your windshield wipers are leaving streaks,…

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How to Choose the Best Vehicle for a Teen Driver

How to Choose the Best Vehicle for a Teen Driver

Do you have a child who is approaching driving age? If so, you might be asking yourself, “What’s the best vehicle for a teen driver?” We have the answer… No High Performance A performance vehicle with lots of quickness–and we are talking more than 300 horsepower–is probably not a good idea for a teen driver. Performance vehicles normally have touchier throttles and this can be unwieldy for a teen. On the other hand, an old beater that can’t get out…

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Sharing the Road with Motorcycles: Tips for Safety

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles: Tips for Safety

Now that spring is in the air and warmer weather is on the way, motorcycles are bound to be on the road more than ever. That makes it important to understand the dangers of sharing the road with motorcycles, for both drivers and bikers. According to eSurance, motorcycles generally conform to the same traffic safety laws as car. That means in most states, lane sharing, speeding, etc. are still illegal for bikers. They do, however, lack safety devices like seat…

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Daily Driving: Tips for Improving Your Commute

Daily Driving: Tips for Improving Your Commute

Does daily drive to and from work have you feeling down? If you changed your perspective and saw it as an opportunity instead of wasted time, you could even start to look forward to it. Sound crazy? Check out these tips for improving your commute. # 1 – Are you a music aficionado? Use your time in the car to discover new music! Pandora is great for exposing you to music you might like. # 2 – Collect your thoughts!…

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Stop Warming Up Your Car This Winter and Just Drive

Stop Warming Up Your Car This Winter and Just Drive

Do you like your car to be nice and toasty before you leave for the day? Do you hold the belief that your car needs some time to “warm up” if it’s less than 32 degrees Fahrenheit outside? If so, you’re probably one of the many drivers guilty of idling their car in the winter to warm it up, which is widely considered a necessity for it to run properly. But in truth, this practice is entirely unnecessary, harmful to…

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