According to State Farm, there were 1.25 million automobile and deer collision insurance claims filed between July of 2014 and June of 2015 in the United States. These claims cost an average of $4,135 per claim. Statistics also show that deer accidents send roughly 10,000 people to the hospital and kill roughly another 200 people every year. The question is: what can drivers do to reduce these statistics and what should you do if you do get in an accident with a deer?
31 December 2015
Transmission fluid is very important for keeping your transmission and its accompanying system in good shape. Your transmission fluid helps keep your transmission's parts cool and lubricated so that they can do their job without becoming damaged. If the transmission fluid becomes contaminated, however, it can't do its job properly. Following these tips can help. 1. Have It Flushed Regularly It's not a bad idea to check your transmission fluid levels and to add a little extra when it's running low.
14 December 2015
You probably use your snowmobile trailer to keep your snowmobile safe when you are transporting it, but you have to think about the trailer itself as well. Luckily, if you follow a few tips, you can keep your snowmobile trailer in good shape all winter long. 1. Add a Mat If you have not already purchased a track mat to place on the inside of your snowmobile trailer, you should do so now.
23 November 2015
For many car buyers, choosing a used vehicle can provide many great benefits. One of the biggest benefits of getting a used vehicle is that it can be very cost effective over purchasing a brand new vehicle. Even with a used vehicle that is being sold by a reputable seller, you should still be wary of its past. Getting a used vehicle inspection can help you determine what type of condition the vehicle is actually in.
4 November 2015
Do you want to invest in a new vehicle but are unsure of the type that you want? If you want to get the most out of your vehicle, you may want to invest in a motorhome to take advantage of the many benefits. Find out in this article why purchasing a motorhome is ideal and what you can expect to pay for one. Why is a Motorhome a Good Investment?
19 October 2015
A noisy exhaust pipe is a great bother. Even without considering the hidden consequences, the noise alone should make you deal with the issue. Imagine driving into your gated community at night and waking up all your neighbors; the noise may even get you a citation from your local association. Here are four things you can do to deal with the noise: Plug Exhaust Leaks A noisy tailpipe is one of the most common symptoms of an exhaust leak.
30 September 2015
Whether you have a truck that you use for business or personal driving, you will need to look into purchasing truck equipment and parts that will be useful for you. Before going out and plunking down some serious money on those parts, you should make sure that you learn a few guidelines that will make the process easier. Take notes and read the tips below, in order to get the quality truck equipment and parts that you need.
13 September 2015
Older cars are far more likely than new ones to fail a smog check, but that doesn't mean if you own an older model you're automatically out of luck. In fact, there are several things you can do to make sure that your car is more likely to pass a smog inspection, which means you can keep it on the road for years to come. Take a look below at just four things that experts recommend you do before taking your car in for a smog check.
20 August 2015
If your car has developed a problem with overheating, then a component of the cooling system is the cause. All internal combustion engines require cooling to function correctly, and when part of the cooling system fails to work correctly, then the engine overheats. Overheating can cause fatal damage to your car's engine. Follow these steps to identify the problem with your car's cooling system: Health and Safety Warning: Never open a hot radiator or remove a hot radiator hose.
5 August 2015
If you've had a small collision and you aren't sure if the cost is worth making a claim on your auto insurance, there are a few things you want to do so you can make the best financial decision with the vehicle. First you want to get a police report of the accident and take pictures, so you can make an insurance claim if you have to. Next you want to take the vehicle to an auto body and mechanic shop to get an estimate for the damages.
22 July 2015