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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

Hitting The Road Soon? How to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

Hitting The Road Soon? How to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

Road trips can be adventurous and enjoyable, however, there are certain necessary steps that you should be prepared to take in order to get yourself and your vehicle road trip ready. Here are important tips for you to prepare your vehicle for a long trip, as well as other road trip essentials that you should not leave home without.

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Distracted Driving: Its Dangers, Laws, Consequences and Means of Prevention

Distracted Driving: Its Dangers, Laws, Consequences and Means of Prevention

Distracted driving can cost lives. In 2013, distracted driving killed over 3,000 Americans and injured more than 420,000 others, according to distraction.gov.  The family members, friends and acquaintances of its victims can attest to distracted driving being a deadly serious driver safety problem.  There is no phone call, text, tweet or glance at social media that is worth a human life. It may even be your own.

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