Owning a Car: What Newbies Need to Know

  • Vacation In An RV? 3 Ways To Prepare For An Unfortunate Breakdown

    23 January 2015

    With more than 16,000 scenic RV parks in America, there's no wonder why many families choose to rent or purchase an RV and go on a vacation across the country. While most families only experience joy and excitement on their trip, a few unfortunate families break down and find themselves stranded on the side of the road. If this happens to you, your roadside assistance insurance company will contact a local heavy towing company and have your RV towed to the nearest garage.

  • Three Oil Change Myths You Need To Know About

    20 January 2015

    Whether your vehicle is brand new or several decades old, you have to deal with oil changes. You may have always approached oil changes based upon what you were taught years ago, or what you saw your parents do. However, yesterday's oil change rules are no longer necessarily true. In fact, there are several very pervasive myths regarding oil changes today. Be aware of what your vehicle really needs by knowing the three most common oil change myths today!

  • 2 Semi-truck Accessories That Can Make Long Haul Drives More Comfortable

    16 January 2015

    Long haul semi truck driving is a very lucrative career, but it can also be quite uncomfortable without the right accessories. Accessories for a semi truck can range from entertainment systems to cooking devices. Two truck accessories to make long haul drives more comfortable are replacement seats and upgraded bedding. Replacement Seats Having comfortable seats when you are going to be spending multiple days in a row driving all day is absolutely vital in order to make sure that you stay pain-free and alert.

  • Is There Really Such A Thing As A Free VIN History Report?

    7 January 2015

    Everybody knows that before you purchase a used car, you should research the VIN history on the car to see how well its previous owners maintained it, whether it has ever been in an accident, and what sort of mileage is on the car. However, you usually have to pay for a complete VIN report that offers all the information associated with the car you are interested in, and these reports can be rather expensive.

  • How To Get Out Of A Snow Drift

    5 January 2015

    Driving in the snow is always dangerous, but there are some times when you need to pick up something and it doesn't seem that bad when you leave the house. If you are driving in the snow and find yourself caught in a snowdrift, don't panic. There are ways to get out of the mound of snow, even in a snowstorm. Here are some tips for getting out of snowdrift safely and back home where it is warm.

  • Keeping Your Mercedes-Benz In Great Condition

    19 December 2014

    For many people, owning a Mercedes-Benz is something to be proud of. This German-based automobile manufacturer is known around the world for its cutting-edge technology and timeless sophistication. With all its benefits, owning a Mercedes-Benz also comes with responsibilities, specifically a responsibility to maintenance. Maintaining the appeal of your Mercedes-Benz requires that you take excellent care of it. Brakes Unlike most domestic automobiles, Mercedes-Benz uses brake rotors that are constructed in a thinner style.

  • Most Common Questions And Concerns About Foreign Car Repair

    17 December 2014

    There is no doubt about it, the foreign car market has a lot to boast when it comes to vehicles that have quality, high-end design and reliable performance. With so many benefits that are offered by cars that are not built domestically, it is easy to see why there are so many drivers who prefer to have a foreign car. Unfortunately, not every mechanic is skilled with performing maintenance on cars that have foreign components.