If you've just returned home after a long road trip, you may want to have your wheel balancing or wheel alignment checked. Especially if you notice your car has started pulling to one side. Loss of the proper wheel alignment or wheel balancing is... Read More.
Have you ever encountered offensive drivers or outright rude people sharing the road with you? How about drivers motioning to you that your roof rack is loose by flapping their arms wildly like dancers on "Soul Train"? Communication between motorists can disintegrate into frantic... Read More.
This article originally appeared in the Castrol Crew Blog. The future of driving is on the verge on taking a giant leap forward. We’ve gone well beyond onboard navigation and satellite radio and in the not so distant future, the connectivity features for your car... Read More.
Your tires support the weight of your vehicle, right? Well, actually they don't. It's the air pressure inside them that actually supports the weight. Maintaining sufficient air pressure is required if your tires are to provide all of the handling, traction and... Read More.
Fall presents ideal time for car service and maintenance. As the holidays approach, motorists should make certain their vehicle is up to the rigors of winter travel. Autumn has traditionally been a busy time for carcare activities. Whether you do your own maintenance or... Read More.
The terminology in your owner's manual referring to a car tune up is now referred to as "maintenance service." However, the purpose remains the same—to keep your car operating at optimum efficiency and safety. The intervals for this maintenance service (or what many drivers... Read More.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nighttime is when 49 percent of fatal crashes happen and when the fatality rate per mile of travel is about three times as high as it is during daytime hours. It is also... Read More.
A rainy day can be refreshing. Driving in the rain, however, can be quite dangerous so avoid it if you can. You may be a very safe driver, driving defensively and obeying all traffic laws. But what about the other drivers around... Read More.
There’s nothing like a road trip to kick start a vacation. Bringing your pets along makes it even more fun. If you're planning to take your pet with you on trips in the car, start early when the pet is young to... Read More.
Being stranded on the side of the road in the hottest part of the year, is no fun. Follow these tips to prepare your vehicle for what lies on the road ahead. To help avoid over-heating, a car´s cooling system, engine hoses,... Read More.