It is important to make sure that you are keeping up with the replacement of the brakes for your vehicle. To help make sure that you are always aware of when you need replacement brakes, you might want to check out the following signs. The Pedal Is Vibrating When you apply pressure to the brake pedal, it should go down in a smooth manner and you should not feel any movement from it while you are pressing on it. [Read More]
Are Noisy Brakes A Sign You Need Brake Service?
Many car owners don't know enough about their vehicles that they can tell whether or not the brakes are in good shape. That's why when the brakes start to make noise some car owners can start to feel a little panicked. Are noisy brakes a sign you need brake service? Noisy brakes tend to bother a lot of car owners, but the good news is that squeaking noises from your wheels don't have to be a sign that your car needs brake service. [Read More]
Prepare Your Car For Winter
As cold weather approaches, it's time to start thinking about what you need to do to winterize your car. This way, the cold weather doesn't do much damage to your vehicle, and you are able to drive safely during harsh weather conditions. So, check out these tips to learn how to prepare your vehicle for the cold winter weather. Oil Change It's especially important to maintain your car's regular oil-change routine throughout the winter, because cold weather can thicken the oil, making it difficult for the oil to flow between all of the engine parts when you first start your car. [Read More]
How To Stay Alert On The Road
Fatigue is one of the biggest enemies of the long-haul truck driver. Although laws exist to protect drivers from spending too much time on the road, driver fatigue is still an issue. If you are a trucker, you need to follow the law and take steps to stay alert at all times. Federal Law In 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) changed the rules, requiring you to take a 30-minute break during the first eight hours of your shift. [Read More]