Interesting Traffic Laws

Can You Really Get a Citation for That? When some anonymous person is pulled over for a traffic violation (You know, someone unnamed–certainly not you.), the temptation might be to defend one’s self by saying, “Officer, I didn’t do it!” Perhaps that’s easy to do for some laws. Perhaps that unnamed person can even slide […]

How To Optimize Your Fleet

Planning and Maintenance Serve Your Fleet Well If you depend on transportation for business operations, the strength of your company is as strong as the ability of your vehicle fleet. (Think of the adage about a chain being as strong as its weakest link.) This is true whether your fleet is composed of passenger cars […]

Don’t Put Off These Repairs for Your Toyota

Needs vs. Wants in Toyota Repair Sometimes, it may feel like there’s always something you need or want to fix on a vehicle. This is particularly true if your car is an older model or if you drive under harsh conditions. It’s perfectly normal for most people to reflect on the list of potential fixes […]

Disengaging a Stuck Parking Brake

“P” is for “Park,” Not “Permanent” Obviously, you want your auto’s parking brake to hold your vehicle in place. That’s the point. Right? However, you also certainly don’t want that halt to become permanent. That’s counterproductive, too. While a stuck parking brake hopefully won’t happen to you very often, what can you do if it […]

What is Oil Viscosity?

Oil Viscosity Explained You know you need oil for your vehicle. Now what? An oil change doesn’t have to be confusing or complicated. First, be sure you maintain a sufficient supply of fresh oil in your car. It’s needed to lubricate the moving engine parts, absorb some of the heat generated through friction, and suspend […]

What is wheel alignment, and why is it important?

What is wheel alignment, and why is it important? If you schedule your vehicle for a wheel alignment, your technician will put it on the rack, then rotate and adjust the wheels. They will ensure your wheels are aligned correctly for your vehicle and according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.  Wheel Alignment can aid your vehicle […]