How to Drive Safely on Black Ice

According to the Federal Highway Administration, on average, over 150,000 crashes occur every year due to icy pavements. While not every icy pavement is covered in black ice, black ice is a [...]

When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use Cruise Control

Cruise control can be a helpful tool, particularly for long road trips and interstate travel. That being said, familiarizing yourself with cruise control do’s and don’ts is an [...]

Things You Should Pull From Your Car Before It Gets Towed

Getting your vehicle towed can be stressful, but if you pull everything you need from it before it gets towed, that should alleviate some of the stress. Here’s a checklist to help you [...]

How to Decide Whether or Not You Need to Call a Tow

If your car breaks down and you’re now stuck on the side of the highway, here are some questions to ask yourself as you’re trying to decide whether or not you need to call a tow. 1. [...]

What To Do If You Hit a Deer

State Farm® estimates that 1.35 million auto-deer collisions occurred in the U.S. between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Hitting a deer is not only harmful to wildlife, but can also cause severe [...]

What to Do If You Need to Be Towed During Winter

Breaking down is inconvenient in general, but it is particularly frustrating when it’s cold out. Here’s what to do if you need to be towed during winter. Stay warm Getting stranded [...]

How to Prevent and Get Rid of Car Sickness

Do you regularly suffer from car sickness? Victims of car sickness typically experience a combination of the following symptoms while driving or riding in a car: Sweating Uneasiness Dizziness [...]

How to Extend the Life of Your Tires

Considering how many places they take you, it’s no surprise tires eventually wear out. Due to how expensive new tires often are, however, it’s in your best interest to take care of them so [...]

Back to School Road Safety Tips

The close of summer can often mean more road time for you and your family, as kids head back to school and fall sports and activities kick into gear. Don’t let a busy schedule make you less [...]

4 Types of Tow Trucks & What They’re Used For

Just as each person’s towing needs are not the same, tow trucks are not one-size-fits-all either. There are several different types of tow trucks, each one specializing in a different type [...]