Information & Tips

Information & Tips2018-12-07T09:12:10+00:00

Information and Tips

Our Friendly staff have comprised some very helpful tips and important information that you should know. We know how terrifying it is to be part of an unfortunate accident, that is why we have given you the following tools to help you be prepared. These links also provide legal information as well as help you cut the costs of driving. Please take some time to learn this invaluable and life saving information.

New Rules For Teenage G2 Driver’s

These new rules apply between midnight from 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. If you are a teenage driver:
In the 6 months after receiving your G2 license, you are allowed to carry only one passenger aged 19 and under. After 6 months with your G2 license and until you obtain your full G license or turn 20, you are allowed to carry up to three passengers aged 19 and under.

Important Road Tips

Many driver’s are impatient at stop signs, and don’t come to a complete stop, which can put other vehicles and pedestrians at risk. This tip teaches you about the importance of coming to a complete stop, even if you are turning right. Remember, if you don’t, you may get a ticket.
When driving, your eyes and mirrors do not show everything around you. This tip teaches you about the blind spots around your vehicle and stresses the importance of shoulder checking before changing lanes.

Night Driving

One obvious answer is Darkness.Ninety percent of a driver’s reaction depends on vision, and vision is severely limited at night. Depth perception, color recognition, and peripheral vision are compromised after sundown. Older driver’s have even greater difficulties driving at night.
Another factor adding danger to night driving is fatigue. Drowsiness makes driving more difficult by dulling concentration and slowing reaction time.

Information and Tips

Be conscious of potholes in the pavement. Snow and freezing rain along with salt from winter storms tend to erode pavement, causing hazardous potholes.
Have your antifreeze tested. It prevents your coolant from boiling in the summer.
Give your vehicle a hand car wash. Not only will this remove winter residue from your car, which can eat away paint, it is a good opportunity for you to check for chips in your paint and/or windows.

Spring Care

KEEP YOUR BATTERY CHARGED THIS WINTER
Have your battery and charging system inspected yearly.Before replacing a battery, check the battery, electrical and vehicle-charging system for problems. Signs of a weak battery are slow engine cranking, dim headlights and illumination of the battery/charging system warning light.

Winter Care

KEEP YOUR BATTERY CHARGED THIS WINTER
Have your battery and charging system inspected yearly.Before replacing a battery, check the battery, electrical and vehicle-charging system for problems. Signs of a weak battery are slow engine cranking, dim headlights and illumination of the battery/charging system warning light.

Save On Gasoine

As gas prices reach higher and higher, owners are becoming increasingly worried about their gas bills. The following tips may help you save up to $500 on gas:
Keep your car tuned. If your vehicle is running poorly, chances are it is waiting for a substantial amount of gas.
Maintaining a steady and safe speed will improve your gas mileage. Use cruise control whenever possible.

In Event Of A Colligion

No one wants to prepare ahead of time for a collision, because we all assume we will not get into one, neither are we anticipating the situation. Most driver’s have full confidence that they will never get into a head-on-collision. However, in truth, even the best of driver’s are prone to make mistakes, leading to accidents.
As a precaution, in the event of a more serious collision, you should have the following supplies in your vehicle: A first aid kit, Cell phone, Flares, A bright orange vest and a Disposable Camera.

In Event Of An Emergency

What if tour brake fails ? Pump your brakes. Coast in low gear, then use your parking brake. If on a hill, sideswipe the bank or head for a shallow ditch if available.
If you get into a skid: Take your foot off the gas. Never hit the brakes, but pump them rapidly. Turn wheels into (not away from) the direction of the rear- end skid.