Drivers must winterize their vehicles from roof to tire

Winter is definitely here and preparing your car to head out into it is better done late than never. The snowy weather is certainly upon a large amount of the country and while it is best to winterize everything – from each tire to the windshield and interior of the vehicle – well in advance of the cold weather, it’s better done late than never at all. When the thermometer mercury falls, the roads and a vehicle’s performance will change dramatically. Drivers who keep their vehicles (and driving habits) winterized…

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Tips for driving safety in the winter for teens and other new drivers

Every year there are more cars on the roads, meaning that every winter becomes a little bit more treacherous, especially when extreme weather is thrown into the mix. These road conditions can bring about some very unexpected and frightening situations for even the most experienced drivers, let alone the new ones such as teens. Therefore, without experience for guidance, it is important to learn good quality tips to help to avoid accidents. Review the following every year before heading out into inclement weather: • Prepare the vehicle – change to…

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Tips for drivers to make their holiday travels safer

Data released by AAA has shown that this year, millions of Americans intend to drive to their family holiday celebrations, instead of flying. Alone, the week of Thanksgiving will place an estimated 38.2 million drivers on the roads. That represents about 90 percent of the total 42.5 million Americans who intend to travel this week. The addition of snow and ice to the driving surface can make conditions rather risky. In this light, motorists are reminded to be mindful of the dangers of winter driving, and have offered some suggestions…

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Swinton Bike Insurance gives motorcyclists winter preparedness advice

As winter makes its way closer, Swinton Bike Insurance is offering motorcycle riders some useful tips to help keep themselves safe and to help minimize the risk of a collision while they’re on the roads. This top motorcycle insurance broker has been providing coverage from many years and knows that though many people choose to store their motorcycles throughout the winter months, many people can enjoy these vehicles year round as long as they take the right precautions. These include: • Wearing appropriate clothing to stay warm against frigid winds,…

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