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    Winter Drive Survival Kit: 5 Things to Keep in Your Car This Season

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Dec 23, 2015 4:30:00 AM

    Winterizing your home in case of an emergency snow-in is one major task you should attend to before winter, but you must also consider the possibility of being stranded inside your vehicle during a snowstorm. Assembling a "winter survival kit" for your car is one of the best ways to prepare, and there are many items you would do well to include. Here are our tips for the 5 most important things to include in your survival kit: 

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    Topics: Winter Driving, Winter Car, Winter Safety

    How to Drive in Snowy Weather: Five Tips for a Safer Commute

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 28, 2015 4:30:00 AM

     

    Driving on our nation's highways is challenging enough during the springtime, summer, and fall, but when winter arrives, the dangers of the road increase dramatically. Learning how to handle the snow and ice is crucial when you need to commute on a daily basis, so it is important to follow winter driving tips, such as the five given below, to best understand how to drive in snowy weather, and minimize the risks of your winter drive.

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    Topics: Winter, Winter Driving, Winter Car

    10 Must-Do Steps To Make Your Car Winter-Ready

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 23, 2015 4:30:00 AM

    If you live in an area that experiences cold temperatures, sleet, and snow during the winter, there are certain steps you should take to prepare your car and yourself for inclement weather. You should also be prepared if you're traveling from a warmer region to a cooler region for road trips or during  the holiday season. So, locate your owner's manual, put on some work clothes, and use these tips from the pros for getting your car winter-ready.

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    Topics: Winter, Winter Driving, Winter Car