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Be Aware of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Be Aware of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The entire month of April is being observed as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  During the month, the dangers linked to driving while distracted are being addressed as part of a united effort to improve road safety.  There are also efforts in place that seek to prohibit more avoidable deaths by way of education andRead more about Be Aware of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month[…]

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[…]