Why Does My Low Tire Pressure Indicator Light Come On When It's Cold Outside?
white car in the snowPhoto by Aleksey Kuprikov from Pexels. If you start your car in the winter and a light comes on that you don't recognize; it might be your low tire pressure light.Read full story
Can Cold Weather Turn the Chip on My Windshield Into a Crack?
woman in the snowPhoto by Kristin Vogt from Pexels. It's not unusual to be driving down the road when a stone comes out of nowhere, hits your windshield, and leaves it with a chip. You probably figure that the chip is no big deal, so you just leave it alone and go on with your life.Read full story
Does Wind Chill Affect My Vehicle?
ice on a tree branchPhoto by Jordan Benton on Pexels. We know that the cold affects our vehicles, but what about when we add wind to the mix? Does the wind chill have any effect on your car?Read full story
Do You Eat While Driving?
hamburger with everything on itPhoto by Valeria Boltneva from Pexels. It's not uncommon to get hungry on your way to your destination. So, you decide to grab a bite to eat and swing by your favorite fast-food restaurant drive-thru. Maybe you get a hot coffee or a burger with everything on it.Read full story
Do You Need To Wash Your Car in the Winter?
red car in the snowPhoto by Skitterphoto on Pexels. Back in the day, I was told not to worry about washing my truck in the winter because it was too cold to rust. I'm not sure that was good advice, so I did some research, and here's what the experts have to say about washing your vehicle in the winter.Read full story
Should You Listen to Music When You Drive?
Times sure have changed compared to when I first started driving. Back in the day, all I had in my truck to listen to while cruising around was a crackling AM radio. Now, we have FM, satellite, apps, and phones, and other devices that store our favorite songs to choose from.Read full story
Should You Warm Up Your Car in the Winter?
cat in the snowPhoto by Revac Film's & Photography on Pexels. Back in the day when I was a kid, my parents always warmed up the car before we went anywhere in the winter. Mom and Dad said that we needed to warm up the car before driving it when it was cold so that the engine would last longer and we wouldn't have to buy a new car so soon.Read full story
Should You Buy a Used Car From a Dealer or a Private Party?
grey dog on brown floorPhoto by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels. Deciding to buy a used vehicle can be an excellent decision, especially if you are interested in saving some money.Read full story
What Do You Do When Your Car Hits a Patch of Black Ice?
wet road, snow, and treesPhoto by Jason Blackeye on Unsplash. With cold weather and wet pavement comes black ice. Sometimes a road that only looks wet and shiny is actually black ice in disguise.Read full story
Should You Buy a New Car or a Used Car?
two yellow labs in the woodsPhoto by Pixabay on Pexels. When you decide to purchase a vehicle, you also need to determine if you will buy a new one or a used one. Which is the best option?Read full story
How Much Gas Should You Keep in Your Tank in the Winter?
dog in the snowPhoto by Isabella and Zsa Fischer on Unsplash. Ask ten people this question, and you'll probably get ten different answers. Back in the day, my parents always said to keep my tank full. Well, that's when gas was 99 cents a gallon. These days, keeping your gas tank filled to the brim can be a financial challenge that not everyone can meet.Read full story