Safety

Winter is not a fun time to be on the road. Because of the elements or drivers, navigating the roads can be trickier. Accidents are more common. On top of it all, the cold can cause damage and wear and tear to vehicles on its own, even for the safest drivers. However, for many vehicle… Read More


This time of year, families all over the country travel for the holidays. It’s all “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go!” However, a lot of times “over the river and through the woods” is quite literal. Driving on rural roads can be treacherous, whether the weather is on your… Read More


As much as we may not want to think about it, winter driving season is right around the corner. Freezing temperatures, icy roads and heavy snowfall all add up to extra driving hazards, whether you are taking a long trip, or running errands in your neighborhood. Get ready for winter driving with these simple winter… Read More


Winter driving presents serious challenges for your fleet, particularly in the Midwest or northern areas of the U.S. Freezing temperatures mean heavy snowfall and icy roads, which create dangerous road conditions and challenges for even the most experienced drivers. While it is impossible to avoid winter driving, preparing for your fleet will go a long… Read More


It is the job of a fleet manager to ensure the safety, efficiency, and profitability of their fleet. Rising costs impact every aspect of business, including transportation.  Taking care of your fleet is the best thing a business can do to get the most out of every trip and every gallon. Being consistent with regular… Read More


According to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), National Tire Safety Week 2017 is coming up: May 28th – June 3rd.  They describe this week as an, “initiative to rally the tire industry in a focused effort to help drivers learn simple yet essential steps to maintain their tires.” Tires are one of the biggest investments… Read More


The Car Care Council has declared April National Car Care Month. The start of spring is a great time to take care of any issues that you may have put off addressing during winter months. Since April is traditionally a wet month, it is important to make sure your car is ready for traveling on… Read More


When snow and freezing rain fall you may find the site of the salt truck rolling down your street to be very comforting. Salting is an effective and quick way to make roadways safer for travel. But a look at your shoes after walking through salty slush will remind you of the damaging effects of… Read More


For drivers in the Midwest, winter driving means dealing with ice and snow on the roads, and an increased risk for accidents. Unfortunately wrecks are not the only risk involved with winter driving. Extreme temperatures can also leave your car vulnerable to internal problems that could leave you stranded. Planning ahead can mean all the… Read More


Today’s vehicles are equipped with amazing onboard technology. These features are extremely helpful for proper vehicle maintenance and heading off expensive auto repairs. Among these advanced systems is the integrated tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). While your vehicle’s TPMS is a reliable way to make sure you are driving on properly inflated tires, there is… Read More