December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Season’s Greetings! During this festive time of year, you will likely be spreading cheer at a number of holiday parties. With these gatherings usually comes an alcoholic beverage or two. December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, and we want you to get home safely, so here are a few suggestions on how to celebrate [...]

December 17th, 2014|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

How to Make Dreaded Holiday Travel Easy

Are you traveling for the Thanksgiving this week? We understand the amount of work that goes into preparing to celebrate with family and friends and know that the addition of traveling can make this a very stressful time of the year for those traveling to spend the holiday with loved ones. Whether renting a car [...]

November 26th, 2014|Categories: Road Trips And Activities|

How To Prepare Your Car For Winter

This week, the “polar vortex” is expected to hit most of the U.S. hard, which means now is the time to make sure your car is fully serviced before winter truly arrives. Driving in the winter can be dangerous, as roads are slippery and the weather can turn on a dime. Make sure you are [...]

November 14th, 2014|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs|

How To Handle 5 Scary Road Hazards

Halloween is a scary time of year but there is nothing spookier than when something unexpected happens and you are behind the wheel. It is always important to make sure you are paying attention to the road and other vehicles around you, but sometimes unpreventable and dangerous situations occur. Here are our 5 scariest things [...]

October 31st, 2014|Categories: CARCHEX, Safety And Driving Tips|

Keeping Your Teen Drivers Safe: 3 of the Most Dangerous Activities for Young Drivers

Did you know that car accidents are the leading cause of death for 14-18 year olds? Teenagers learning to drive are at the highest risk for being involved in car accidents. During the month of October, we celebrate Teen Driver Safety Week, which was created to bring awareness to the dangers that face teens on [...]

October 28th, 2014|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

Know Your VIN Number & Other Important Numbers

We live our lives by the numbers—phone numbers, birthdays, PINs, passwords, anniversaries, addresses—the list goes on. But do you know the numbers that are key to keeping you safe on the road? If you own a car, you know that taking care of it is a big responsibility. Understanding a few key numbers about your [...]

September 18th, 2014|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs, Auto Warranty, Car Tips, CARCHEX, Safety And Driving Tips|

Cars For College Students

It's that time of year--students are heading off to college campuses across the country, some for the first time. It can be a stressful time for both parents and students. Help make the transition easier by ensuring your student’s vehicle is college-ready. Choose the Right Vehicle Selecting the right vehicle for your student to take [...]

August 13th, 2014|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

Across the USA: Must-See Summer Road Trips

Must See Road Trips As July comes to a close tomorrow, you're probably thinking of how you can soak up the last of your summer. Before schedules are overtaken once again by school and work, take time to get away one more time by hitting the road. Road trips are perfectly suited for quick, end-of-the-summer [...]

July 30th, 2014|Categories: Road Trips And Activities|

Freedom of the Open Road: History of the American Car

Ever since its debut in 1886, the automobile has been a symbol of American freedom. With the automobile, Americans were empowered to travel wherever they wanted, whenever they wanted. This Fourth of July, let’s take a look back on one of America’s most important innovations, the automobile. Hitting the Road The first automobile was actually [...]

July 3rd, 2014|Categories: Auto News, Tips And Interest, CARCHEX|

What Is Liability Insurance?

Liability insurance can be likened to a financial airbag, softening the impact of an accident on your wallet. Liability insurance is something that all drivers are legally required to have, but do they really understand what liability insurance does? This short video from our friends at Allstate explains what liability insurance is and what it [...]

July 1st, 2014|Categories: Auto News, Tips And Interest|