Posted April 25, 2017
When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list! Brake maintenance is critical to keeping your vehicle safely on the roads in Walled Lake. Key warning signs of brake failure include: Noises – Screeching and squeaking can be caused when the brake pads ... continue reading.
Posted March 22, 2017
What is hydroplaning? Hydroplaning can occur when a vehicle is moving too fast in wet conditions. If a vehicle is traveling too quickly in heavy rain conditions, the tires can no longer grip the road. The speed allows the tires to travel on top of a thin layer of water, ... continue reading.
Posted February 23, 2017
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow earlier this month, declaring that Walled Lake is due for another six weeks of winter. Does it feel like Groundhog Day for your vehicle, too? Like Bill Murray living a single day on repeat, it may seem like your vehicle has the same recommendations over and ... continue reading.
Posted January 23, 2017
Winters roads in Walled Lake are often slippery with fresh snow and ice. When temperatures swing from freezing up to moderate and back again, moisture on the roads can turn to slick patches of black ice. Drivers can quickly slide out of control and into the curb on an unanticipated ice ... continue reading.
Posted December 21, 2016
An emergency is, by definition, unexpected. If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, you’ll need to make immediate decisions and actions. Winter conditions cause more emergencies on the roads in Walled Lake. Keeping an emergency kit in your vehicle during the winter months will help you be prepared for ... continue reading.
Posted November 23, 2016
Winter months are some of the busiest for road trips — families heading to warmer areas, taking part in winter activities, or visiting family for the holidays. If your adventures lead you away from Michigan, here are 8 tips to keep you safe: Slow down. If you are driving in ... continue reading.
Posted October 25, 2016
Your vehicle’s radiator holds water and antifreeze in a large reservoir to aid keeping the engine cool, and will occasionally require to be flushed. Your vehicle’s radiator keeps the engine cool when it’s running, and it also keeps your engine from freezing when it is parked on cold winter days. ... continue reading.
Posted September 22, 2016
Wiper blades are fundamental for safe driving around Michigan. Efficient wiper blades are as important as good tires and clean oil for your vehicle’s safe operation, yet are often overlooked until there is a problem. A few simple steps will help you extend the life of your wiper blades, and ... continue reading.
Posted August 22, 2016
Back-to-school season has officially begun in Walled Lake. This time of year, parents have to balance multiple schedules, pick-ups, and drop-offs to make sure everyone in the family gets where they need to be, when they need to be there. As your family manages school, practices, extracurricular activities, and work schedules, ... continue reading.
Posted July 20, 2016
The last thing you want to deal with on the roads in Walled Lake is a flat tire. To avoid the stress of changing a tire on the road and the expense of replacing your tires, follow these five steps to reduce the risk of a flat tire and maximize the ... continue reading.