Keep your side view mirrors free from bird poop and bird droppings that can damage the paint on your car, bird pecking, bird attacks, scratches and scuffs!
Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe summer driving - plus your cell phone and a real spare tire!
A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners. ~ Mignon McLaughlin
The cold of the winter months can means you've got to get your car ready for extreme temperatures. Even if you aren't going on a holiday road trip, this video has valuable tips to keep you from having a roadside emergency.
The mechanic in this video shows you exactly what to do to winterize your car before the cold of the winter.
Some of the coldest temperatures in the country happen during an Alaska winter. Here's a cautionary tale about not preparing your car for the extreme cold of the season. But above all else, make sure your car or truck has an emergency kit in the trunk for just in case.
If you're not using your car during the cold winter months, you've got to prepare it properly for an extended storage. This video shows you what to do so your car will ride out the winter away from the snow and ice the right way.
Back to: Winterize Your Car - Part 1
* The First Step for Winterizing Your Car
* Winterizing Your Car (video)
* 10 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Car
* Winterizing Your Car for Adverse Weather
* Preparing Your Car For Winter (video)
* Winterizing Your Car: A Short Checklist
* Winter, Your Car, and You
* How Ready is Your Vehicle for Winter?
No matter how well you plan, stuff can happen when you're driving your car or truck in the winter's heat. Best to have these items in your trunk just in case that emergency crops up.
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.
~ Ellen Goodman