Sorted by Archive: April, 2013 ( 4 post/s)

  • Stay Calm and Prevent Road Rage

    Friday 19 April 2013

    Road rage affects all drivers at some point. You may feel the rage on your morning commute, while your teen may sense it after school. Many factors trigger road rage, so there are several ways to calm yourself down when you feel the anger rising. Here are some simple steps to reducing road rage. Once you understand the ideas, ask your teenager if he or she ever gets angry when driving. Let them know that it is a common problem- you experience it, too. Plan your route... read more

  • Stressed Drivers: What to Do About Road Rage

    Monday 15 April 2013

    When was the last time you got stressed on the road? It happens nearly every day. There you are, calmly entering the traffic flow on the highway or pulling out of your neighborhood. The next thing you know, a car pops up out of thin air and conveniently slips itself into the small space between you and the car you’re following. Maybe the driver behind you lays on the horn, waving both fists at you and shouting. All drivers witness road rage, but how we handle the stress is important... read more

  • Get Ready to Road Trip: Spring Auto Maintenance

    Tuesday 09 April 2013

    Spring has arrived and with it comes the urge to hop in the car, roll down the windows and hit the open road. At the first sign of a sunny day, I know that I start making excuses to take long drives. Before we set out on a road trip, we need to make sure our cars are ready for spring. Take care of some spring cleaning maintenance tasks now to make sure your car stays in good condition all season. After a long winter, you might want your mechanic to complete a thorough mainten... read more

  • Common Mistakes Good Drivers Make

    Wednesday 03 April 2013

    Most drivers don’t realize that 6.3 million car crashes take place on the roads each year. Many of these accidents involve good drivers. Here are 5 of the most common mistakes that good drivers make and how you can avoid them. 1. Too Much Confidence You’ve been driving forever and you have to admit, you’re a pretty good driver. Guess what .. just about everybody on the road thinks they’re a great driver and most of them disobey driving safety on a regular basis, u... read more

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