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How to Get Free when Your Car is Stuck in Mud

How to Get Free when Your Car is Stuck in Mud

Driving in the winter means encountering more slick, wet roads than you’ll likely see any other time of year. That means we all have a higher chance of sliding off the road and into a snowbank or a patch of mud. Whether your tires are stuck in mud, snow, sand, or something else, follow these tips to get yourself unstuck. Be prepared The easiest way to get out when your car is stuck in mud is to have the tools…

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Road Trip Tips For the Holidays

Road Trip Tips For the Holidays

If you are traveling for the holidays by car this year, you’re not alone. Experts predict that there will be more traffic on the roads than ever this Christmas season due to families trying to avoid high air fare prices. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind before you head out on the road. There’s nothing like routine maintenance No matter what you do to prep for you trip, keeping your vehicle in tip-top condition is…

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What Does a Car’s Torque Mean?

What Does a Car’s Torque Mean?

What does a car’s torque mean? Most drivers know it has to do with power, but what does it actually mean? Whether you’re new to the automotive industry or just passing through in your search for a new car, torque is incredibly important when it comes to performance. Most drivers tend to focus on horsepower when it comes to acceleration, but torque plays a major role in just how fast a car can go. Here’s a quick breakdown of what…

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Explanations of Important Dashboard Warning Lights

Explanations of Important Dashboard Warning Lights

Here’s a scenario we all dread. You’re driving along, listening to your favorite song; then, you hear that dreaded “beeeep.” You look down and see a bright red light shining up at you from your dashboard. Unfortunately, for many drivers, those little pictures with wavy lines and exclamation marks are indecipherable. To help you get a handle on your car situation, here are some of the most common dashboard warning lights. Check engine light. This is by far the most…

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Three Ways to Avoid Traffic on a Road Trip

Three Ways to Avoid Traffic on a Road Trip

Hitting the road this summer? Nothing can threaten your good vibes like highway congestion. Here are some ways to avoid traffic on a road trip. # 1 – Use Waze When it comes to smartphone navigation apps, there’s nothing particularly special about the basic navigation abilities of Waze. It’s the crowd-sourced traffic info that makes Waze shine. Not only can you get real-time information on a traffic jam, other drivers can help you find a successful detour. # 2 –…

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Increasing Fuel Economy: Saving Green at the Pump

Increasing Fuel Economy: Saving Green at the Pump

Every driver is looking for ways to increase fuel economy. That’s why we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your gas tank. From changing driving habits to simple maintenance, increasing fuel economy is easier than you might think. According to the EPA, one of the best things you can do, besides buying a fuel-efficient vehicle, is to drive more efficiently. Driving less aggressively helps you to optimize engine and vehicle…

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