Common Sense Rules of the Road – Part 2 – Web blog

Do you use common sense when driving? We hope so! It could save your life.   Stay with the speed of traffic – not too fast, not too slow.   If someone is tailgating you, move aside so that they can pass you.   Don’t text and drive. We repeat. Do not text and drive.Continue reading →

Common Sense Rules of the Road – Part I

Courtesy on the road not only makes sense, but it can save a life. There are countless written and unwritten rules of the road, and following these rules can be the difference between a pleasant trip and a frustrating one. Let’s review just a few of them: If you’re passing a truck, the driver mightContinue reading →

GPS May Not be the Answer

GPS May Not be the Answer If you have ever been led down the wrong path by your GPS, or if it suddenly seemed out of touch with reality, then you’re not alone. What will help is planning ahead which could save time, gas and stress. While a GPS does help direct you in unfamiliarContinue reading →

Short Trips Make You Happy and Create Great Memories

Psychologists claim that long weekend trips make people happier than long holidays and if you’ve ever taken a long trip in the car you know why.   In the Central New York region there are a lot of destinations which are short trips in every corner of the compass. One such destination was identified asContinue reading →

What Drives Me Nuts about Nuts on the Road

What Drives Me Nuts about Nuts on the Road   You often hear complaints about drivers. Here are some of the more common things that our drivers tell us drive them nuts about other drivers. The driver who speeds through the intersection after the light has turned red. The driver who seems to have noContinue reading →

What not to say to police

What not to say to police What not to say to the police officer when you’re stopped… For speeding: “Sorry, officer, I don’t usually speed.” “Sorry, officer, I would have slowed down if I had known you were behind me.” “Sorry, officer, how can I make this up to you? “Do you know who IContinue reading →

Springify Your Vehicle

Check your battery. Cold weather is tough on your car’s battery. The chemical reactions required to generate power in a car battery slow down in extremely cold temperatures. At 5 degrees F, a fully charged lead-acid battery has only half its rated amp-hour capacity. On top of that, during cold weather, your engine requires moreContinue reading →