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Beware Of Predatory Towing Behaviors

Beware Of Predatory Towing Behaviors

  Don’t Fall Victim To Predatory Towing Services The Naples, FL, area saw terrible flooding damage following the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Many individuals lost their property, including their vehicles, to wind and flood damage. In the wake of this disaster, predatory towing companies have been reported more and more. Please read this message from our owner about how you can keep your vehicle safe from predatory towing services in the wake of Hurricane Ian.   ****VEHICLE/CAR OWNERS WARNING**** DO NOT ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN! ******   It has been brought to my attention by several customers that have called us saying there are Towing Companies currently in our area that are not local. They are coming from other regions of Florida to “Help” tow flood vehicles away BUT are telling car owners that no one wants them, that no shops are going to take them, and the best they can do is take the car off their hand with the title. I know and have worked with ... read more

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Road Rage: How to Avoid it and What to Do if it Happens to You

Road Rage: How to Avoid it and What to Do if it Happens to You

  Rainy Roads and Road Rage You're driving down the road, minding your own business, when all of a sudden, another driver cuts you off. Maybe they don't use their turn signal, tailgate you, or drive erratically. Whatever the case may be, it sets you off, and before you know it, you're full of "road rage."   Road rage is a serious problem on America's roads. According to AAA, 66 percent of traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive driving. That's why it's so important to know how to avoid road rage and what to do if it happens to you.   How to Avoid Road Rage There are a few things you can do to avoid road rage. First and foremost, try to stay calm. It's easier said than done, but it's important to remember that getting angry doesn't help the situation. Don't take the bait if someone cuts you off or drives aggressively. Let it go and continue with your journey. Another way to avoid road rage is to be a courteous ... read more

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Checklist for a smooth transition back to school

Checklist for a smooth transition back to school

  Back to school time is upon us! Before you know it, the kids will be back in school, and the comfortable routine goes out the window! To help you prepare for the transition back to school, we've put together a checklist of auto repair items you should pay attention to.   A checklist can help new drivers get their vehicles ready for the back-to-school season. Sit down with our new drivers and help them hit the road prepared for all the memory-making ahead. Here are some items to consider when you build your checklist:   Check your tires for the following. It's important to have good tread on your tires, especially during the summer months. Be sure to check the pressure and condition of your tires before the school year begins!   Tread - The tread should be at least ¼ inch deep all around the tire. Furthermore, your tire tread should be well-defined and cover the entire surface of your tires with easily defined grooves. If it doesn't, you ... read more

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Getting Ahead On Brake Service

Getting Ahead On Brake Service

Get ahead on brake service so you don't get behind It's no secret that brake service is essential to the safe driving of any vehicle. What may be less known, however, is that there are steps motorists in Florida can take to get ahead of brake service needs, rather than waiting until a problem arises.   By being proactive and scheduling regular maintenance check-ups with an auto repair shop, drivers can help ensure their brakes are always performing at their best. Read on for more tips on brake service and how to keep your vehicle safe on the road.   5 benefits of regular brake service Preventative maintenance for brakes is one of the most important things you can do to keep your car running safely and smoothly. Here are 5 benefits of regular brake service:    Regular brake service can help to identify potential problems before they cause serious damage.  Brake service can help improve your brakes' efficiency, saving you money in the long ru ... read more

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How To Get Your Vehicle Ready For The Beach

How To Get Your Vehicle Ready For The Beach

Get Your Vehicle Ready For The Beach! Summertime swimming season is here, Florida! Are you ready to hit the beach, cruise the scenic highways, and leave your worries behind? We are! However, nothing puts a stop to the fun faster than car trouble, breakdowns, and blowouts. Your vehicle wants to enjoy summer, too, so let's take proactive precautions to ensure everyone has a good time!   Summer is a time for fun, family, and fantastic outdoor activities, but it also introduces unique obstacles for your vehicle. Specifically, the sun and the heat! However, the sun combined with the heat (and wind) creates other "down the line" issues too. Let's discuss a few things to look out for and how you can get your vehicle ready for the beach.   Is Your Vehicle Ready For The Road This Summer? Check your tires - First and foremost, when getting ready for the summer fun, you want to check your tires and make sure they are ready for the road. The heat, sun, and sand co ... read more

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