Tires Can Wear Out Even If They Haven’t Gone Very Far
If you must buy used tires to outfit your vehicle, there are some important points to consider before you take the plunge. A tire begins to diminish the moment it…
Green 18-wheeler
When you’re cruising down the highway, it makes sense that you might get a little jumpy at the sight of an 18-wheeler in your rear view—they often weigh 75,000 pounds…
used car inspection
Buying a used car can be a little daunting. You want to know you’re getting a safe, well-maintained car for a good price. Unfortunately, there are those unscrupulous folks out…
How I Learned to Change a Tire
Kids growing up in rural Midwestern towns with a lot of gravel roads develop a certain proficiency at changing tires. You tend to get really, really good at it at…
Rental Car
Getting into a car accident is a stressful experience. And, if your car is damaged and has to go to the body shop, it can mean days — even weeks…
roof rack
Family road trips can create lifelong memories, but they can also generate frustration and discomfort if the kids, Grandma or your spouse has to squeeze between packed luggage like a…
winter tires
Temperatures are beginning to drop, so those living in cold-weather climates may consider swapping their regular or all-season tires for a dedicated set of winter tires. Specially designed with rubber…
Caregiving for the Elderly Brings Insurance Changes
Atlantans are growing older. The Atlanta Regional Commission says senior citizens could make up 20 percent of the metropolitan region population by 2030. As more families move elderly parents into…
In Chicago, Comprehensive Coverage is a Good Idea for Your Car
If you’re a Chicago driver, you most likely have some form of liability coverage as part of your auto insurance policy. But with our city’s ever-changing weather, you may want to…
four-wheel drive
When it comes to traction on slick pavement, gravel roads, snow or off-road, four-wheel drive may be more likely to help keep you moving forward when a two-wheel drive vehicle…