How to Protect Your Car During a Hurricane -
If you’ve lived in a hurricane-prone area before, you already know the right preparation can go a long way towards preventing costly damage to your home. But did you know there are also ways you can protect your automobile from harsh hurricane damage? You may not be able to completely avoid all potential harm, but doing something is certainly better than nothing when it comes to protecting your property. Taking care of your family and home should be priority number one, but after you have that under control, here are a handful of things you can also do to protect your vehicle during a hurricane.
Top Selling Cars in Florida -
Japanese cars reign supreme in South Florida, as sedans from two top-tier Japanese automakers hold the top four positions in a ranking of new car registrations in the first half of 2017. The top Japanese powerhouse vehicles registered in early 2017, per a study conducted by the Sun Sentinel, include:
1. Toyota Corolla, 5,399
2. Honda Accord, 3,617
3. Toyota Camry, 3,258
4. Honda Civic, 3,224
Inspecting Your Car After a Repair -
When you take in your vehicle for repairs, you expect the job to be done correctly the first time. Unfortunately, people sometimes make mistakes and not all businesses are as reputable as they seem. Before driving away from any dealership or automotive body shop, take the time to inspect your vehicle and ensure your repair was done properly. Here are some of the easiest and most important things to look out for.
Returning Your Vehicle at the End of a Lease -
Leasing your vehicle may have sounded like a good idea when you first got it, but returning a vehicle at the end of a lease is where most people experience the negatives of leasing a car. Here are some things to keep in my mind when returning your vehicle at the end of its lease and what you can do to ensure a smooth return process.
The Facts About Rear-End Collosions -
Almost everyone has their own story about being in a rear-end collision, whether they were at fault or the victim. These kinds of collisions happen to millions of drivers each year and often result in costly damages. Fortunately, modern automotive construction and safety technologies are not only reducing the frequency of rear-end collisions but helping drivers and their vehicles get back on the road faster and with less hassle.
Why You Should Think Twice Before Polishing Your Own Headlights - May 25, 2017 -
The Origin of Plastic Headlights
The earliest headlights were introduced in the late 1880s and were fueled by acetylene or oil. Electric headlights came onto the market only a few years later in 1898, as optional additions on the Electric Vehicle Company’s Columbia Electric Car. Cadillac was the first to create the modern vehicle electrical system in 1912.
Paintless Dent Removal Made Easy with Carsmetics - May 1, 2017 – Taking care of your car is about more than just keeping it washed and changing the oil. A responsible car owner will also want to take care of any minor dents or dings that happen to their vehicle. Maybe your teenage “new driver” backed into your car in the driveway or a flying object hit your car and dented a door panel – or perhaps you bought or inherited a used car that had a dent from the previous owner.
What You Need to Know About Headlight Restoration - You have likely noticed that your headlights become less effective over time. If that is the case, you are not alone. Cloudy headlights can make driving more dangerous because they aren’t as effective and likely reduce visibility and sight distance at night.
What to Do After an Auto Accident -
The odds say that if you drive enough, at some point you will be involved in at least one accident, even if it is not your fault. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 70% of all auto accidents leave the vehicle in drivable condition, which means you likely won’t need to buy a new car, but you will need to have your current vehicle repaired at an auto body shop.
Tips for Driving in Bad Weather - Let's face it, there are some pretty bad drivers on the road every single day. Adding bad weather into the equation only compounds the issue, turning people who would normally be a nusance into potentially hazardous obstacles.