Winter Tire Tips Do You Need Winter Tires? You know it’s coming. Snow and slush. Freezing rain. Maybe even black ice. But do you know if your tires are ready for all of that? When driving in Northwest Washington in the wintertime, your tires just might be the most important safety feature on your […]
For many drivers, there is nothing more frightening or potentially dangerous than a tire blowout at almost any speed. While the number of tire-related crashes has dropped dramatically since 2008, when all new vehicles were required to have automatic tire pressure monitoring systems, these numbers still remain high. The stats do not lie, as tire […]
How to Protect Your Car in Hot Weather Here in Western Washington our few weeks of summer may not seem to be something to worry about, but it does get hot and the sun does shine Here are a few tips on protecting your car during the days of hot weather and sunshine.
Giving up driving at any age is difficult. After years of independence and freedom the idea of no longer driving is a difficult and emotional decision, and not one that most will accept. But, for their safety and the safety of others on the road, it might be time to have this discussion. Here are […]
Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up: Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens ages 14 through 18. A teen’s crash risk is three times […]