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Keep Your Distance When Towing

When towing items behind a vehicle, it is important to take proper safety precautions. For instance, you never want to tailgate the vehicle in front of yours. This is because you may have to brake hard if that vehicle slows or stops. Braking in anything other than a smooth manner could disturb your load.

It may also make it harder for your tires to support the weight of the trailer without blowing out. To further prevent tire blowout, be sure to drive at or below the posted speed limit for the road. You may also want to consider driving at…

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For Roadside Emergencies, Awareness Is Everything

Having a smoky engine that is followed by a shutdown can be a scary and nerve-wrenching event for anyone. Yet there are steps that you can take to minimize any risks of further trouble with the traffic that is on the road. Whether on the highway or street, making sure that other drivers are aware of your vehicle's presence is important. Here's why:

Drivers have lots of things that they must be vigilant about, especially when a broken-down car is close to them. As you make your way over to the shoulder lane to park on the side…

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Pick the Right Drivetrain to Suit Your Needs

Having an all-wheel drive vehicle or a four-wheel drive vehicle is a great advantage. You will be able to go where you want and when you want and have the control and handling that you desire. You'll also be able to have peace of mind that you and your passengers will be safe no matter what the weather or road conditions are.

All-wheel drive vehicles are typically crossovers, and sedans and vehicles that have four-wheel drive features are normally trucks or SUVs. You need to decide whether you want to pick your vehicle based on what you like to…

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Keep Your Gas Tank Full to Avoid Problems

Just the simple task of keeping your gas tank full in the winter will help to avoid a lot of problems. Not only will you always have plenty of gas but you will also have only a minimum amount of air in your tank, and that's a good thing.

Air is bad to have in your gas tank because it carries condensation. Condensation has the tendency to freeze and if that happens your car will not start. Just avoid that problem altogether and keep your gas topped up.

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Do You Need New Headlights?

When it comes to the safety of your vehicle, having good headlights is very important. Since headlights are essential when driving at night, you want to ensure your headlights are always working and that you have the best lighting possible at night.

The following are a few of the things you can do to improve your visibility at night when driving:

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