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14 Reasonable Things You Can Do to Get Better Gas Mileage

14 Reasonable Things You Can Do to Get Better Gas Mileage

Regardless of the make, model, and age of the car you drive, it is possible to get better gas mileage than you are presently getting with some reasonable tricks. These tips can work on any automobile and ultimately translate to lower fuel costs for you. Never rely on the MPG the manufacturer states for yourRead more about 14 Reasonable Things You Can Do to Get Better Gas Mileage[…]

Traffic Laws You Might Be Ignoring or Forgetting – A Rules of The Road Refresher

Traffic Laws You Might Be Ignoring or Forgetting – A Rules of The Road Refresher

We could all use a little refresher on the rules of the road. Most drivers will eventually have an experience where they feel slighted because someone cut them off or did something else against the traffic laws. Make sure you don’t ruin anyone else’s day or end up in an accident by taking a fewRead more about Traffic Laws You Might Be Ignoring or Forgetting – A Rules of The Road Refresher[…]

Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter Emergencies in Portland, OR

Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter Emergencies in Portland, OR

 

Winter is coming and it is time for that annual ritual every sensible and responsible car owner must perform – preparing your car and yourself for the cold season. Spending a few hours arranging all the stuff you need can make all the difference between a minor delay on the road and a major emergency with dangerous consequences. Read ahead for information on how you should prep your car and your emergency kit to have a safe and incident-free winter. Read more about Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter Emergencies in Portland, OR