How to Handle Your Car When the Brakes Fail

It’s a nightmarish situation: You need to slow your car down to avoid an obstacle or adjust to changes in traffic patterns, but your brakes suddenly stop responding. It’s easy to panic in this situation, but it’s critically important to keep a clear head. Staying calm will help you remember the following steps. Downshifting the […]

What Does a Flashing Check Engine Light Mean?

A check engine light could indicate a wide range of problems. These include oxygen sensor failure, spark plug problems, a vacuum hose leak, and even something as minor as a loose gas cap. While a check engine light should always be investigated, it isn’t always a major emergency. However, a flashing check engine light is […]

What to Do When Your Car Is Out of Control

Vehicles are much safer than they were even a decade ago. Advancements are being made in motor vehicle technology all the time, from safer antilock brakes to radar collision detection and avoidance systems. Yet, it’s still possible to lose control of your car. Every driver must know how to respond, just in case it happens. […]

Is Your Teen Ready to Drive Alone?

Arizona has strict requirements for teen drivers. Teens who are at least 15 years and six months old can be eligible for a graduated instruction permit, which requires a licensed adult to remain in the front seat at all times. After holding the instruction permit for at least six months, teens may be eligible to […]

Spotlight on Different Towing Methods

Your car could potentially break down at any time and in any location, leaving you stranded on the side of the road. Fortunately, towing companies are available on a 24/7 basis to send out tow truck drivers to rescue stranded motorists. A large towing company will typically have a diverse fleet that can handle different […]

Why Traffic Accidents Peak During Holidays and How You Can Stay Safe

It’s no secret that the country’s roadways become more dangerous during the holidays. That includes the winter holiday season and summer events like the Fourth of July. There are a few reasons why accidents are more likely to occur at these times. By knowing these reasons, and by taking precautions, you can avoid becoming part […]

Keeping Your Pets Safe in Case of a Crash

Pets are part of the family, so they may be passengers in the car on a regular basis. Whether you’re someone who only drives your pet to and from the vet or someone who always has a four-legged companion as your co-pilot, having a pet in the car doesn’t keep you safe from any of […]

How to Survive a Rollover Accident

For most drivers, a rollover accident is one of the most frightening things that can happen on the road. Fortunately, if this kind of accident happens to you, there are things you can do to increase your odds of survival, so all you have to do is worry about calling a towing company. If you […]

What You Need to Know About Filling Your Tires

Having overfilled or underfilled tires can be extremely dangerous. They can blowout while you’re driving and cause a serious accident. Even if they don’t cause an accident or leave you stranding in need of a tow truck, having the wrong air levels in your tires increases wear and tear and can make your car less […]

Common Road Hazards in Arizona

Any time you get behind the wheel of the car, you have to be ready for hazards that could be waiting for you on the road. You never know what is going to happen when you get behind the wheel that could cause an accident, causing you to need tow. Although it’s best to expect […]