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Maintenance Costs for Electric Cars Compared to Gas

July 14, 2021 1:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Thinking about switching from a gas-powered car to an electric car? Many people wonder what the cost of routine care for electric cars will be. Right now, electric cars are typically more expensive than a gas-powered vehicle. However, there are federal tax rebates that can help bring down the cost—and experts predict that the cost of electric batteries will go down in the near future. Here’s what you can expect to pay when you own an electric vehicle. Fuel or electricity costs Depending on where you live, the cost of gas can be astronomical—in some places, it’s reaching $6 per... View Article

How to Get Into Your Car After Locking Your Keys Inside

July 9, 2021 6:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This is one of the most frustrating things a driver can experience. Locking the keys in your car is not only annoying, but it could prevent you from getting to work or school on time. This is an especially bad situation if you’ve left your vehicle running. You might find yourself wondering who to call when you lock your keys in the car. However, it’s important to keep your cool. There are plenty of things you can do to fix the situation and get your keys back in no time. Read on for tips on what to do when you’ve... View Article

Knowing When to Call Roadside Assistance

June 25, 2021 6:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people have some form of roadside assistance, but are unsure of when to contact them. So, what does roadside assistance help with? Well, if you’re stuck on the side of the road and need help, it’s never a bad idea to contact your roadside assistance provider. You could be experiencing anything from a flat tire to an overheated car, and roadside assistance will be there to help. That said, it’s important to ask your insurance agency what your roadside assistance policy covers. Read on to learn more about roadside assistance and when to call a tow truck: Flat tire:... View Article

Why You Shouldn’t Drive on a Flat Tire

May 26, 2021 5:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Getting a flat tire is always an inconvenient experience, and sometimes a scary one. But it’s important to keep your wits about you when it happens—get over to the side of the road (or off the road entirely) as quickly as it is safe to do so. It is unsafe to drive on a flat tire, for a variety of reasons. Here’s a look at what can cause flats and why you should never drive on a flat tire in Salt Lake City, UT. Avoiding the issue There are a variety of potential causes of flat tires, some of which... View Article

How to Tow a Lowered Car

May 12, 2021 5:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are plenty of car owners who lower their vehicles for aesthetic purposes, especially owners of classic cars or sports cars. However, should you ever run into a situation in which you need to have your lowered vehicle towed, it’s understandable to be nervous about the body of the vehicle getting damaged, since it’s so close to the ground. It is more likely that a lowered vehicle will get scraped or scratched at the bumpers or undercarriage when being towed. The good news is that there are some steps you can take to ensure the towing happens safely. Here’s a... View Article

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