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How to Choose the Right Snow Tires

Winter weather in Chicago can be snowy, icy, and cold, leading to hazardous driving conditions. If you’re traveling for the holidays, having the right tires can make all the difference. Ready to swap out your all-season tires for snow tires? … Continue reading

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Holiday Road Safety

Traveling for the holidays often means driving on icy, snow-packed roads. Vehicle accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, but most crashes are avoidable with the proper precautions. Learn how to prepare for a … Continue reading

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Do You Know Why Cars Develop Rust?

It’s a heart-stopping moment for a car owner. Routinely looking over your vehicle, you see a spot of rust. If you’ve ever dealt with rust before, you know this is trouble, because rust is not only unsightly but also dangerous. … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Airbags

Airbags are one of those omnipresent safety features in modern cars that most of us probably don’t even think about. You might have airbags just in the front seat, but some vehicles have airbags practically everywhere! There are curtain airbags, … Continue reading

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How to Determine if Your Car Needs Frame Straightening

The damage a car sustains in an accident isn’t always apparent. After all, a dented door from being T-boned could be purely cosmetic, or it could impair the function of the door. Worse, the entire frame of the car may … Continue reading

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A Guide to Car Insurance Claims

If you were recently in a car accident, filing an insurance claim can help you cover the cost of repairing your vehicle. Insurance agents and adjusters deal with this every day, but this is probably only the first or second … Continue reading

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Road Trip Safety with Kids

Summer is here, and for many families that means it’s time for the great American road trip! If you’re hitting the road with your kids this year, be forewarned that your car is going to become just as much a … Continue reading

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Signs You Need New Tires

Figuring out the lifespan of your tires isn’t as simple as determining how long you’ve had them. You also need to pay attention to more than just the tread depth. Learn what makes tires wear out and how to tell … Continue reading

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Spring Car Maintenance Checklist

Winter is a tough season for your car. Your tire pressure is probably low, road salts have likely accumulated on the undercarriage, and potholes may have thrown off your wheel alignment. Now that winter snow has turned into spring rain, … Continue reading

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The Cheapest and Most Expensive Cars to Insure

Car shopping is an exciting process. As you consider your budget, you need to account for more than just your down payment and monthly loan or lease amount. Other ownership costs include gas, yearly registration fees, maintenance and repairs, and … Continue reading

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