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Should You Use Salt, Sand, or Kitty Litter in Your Winter Kit?

Driving in the winter is more dangerous than driving in warmer weather because the snow and ice give your tires less traction and make it easier to get stuck. This is why you need an emergency winter kit that contains either salt, sand, or kitty litter to help you get free.

Sand can provide more traction because of the grittiness, which will help you get unstuck. Salt will melt the ice, which makes it a little less slippery. But the salt may dissolve, not leave any grittiness. Kitty litter absorbs all the moisture around the tire, providing more traction because…

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Traveling with Pets is Easier in a Large Vehicle

Traveling a long distance in the car with your pets isn’t the easiest thing to do, but taking a few simple steps before your trip will make a big difference.

When taking your pets on a long road trip, carry their vaccination records and make sure they are wearing updated collars complete with your phone number, address and veterinarian’s information. It’s important to have these items in case of an emergency or if your pet becomes lost. 

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Our Top Tips for Driving Safely With Holiday Food

During the holidays, thousands of people travel with food in their cars either to or from a relative or friend's house. Unfortunately, unsecured food can easily end up spilled all over your seats which can cause not only a mess, but an unsafe distraction. Here's a few tips to help you travel safely with food in your car.

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Buying Tires Easy with Key Information

Buying tires for your vehicle is simple as long as you know what kind of tire you need for your climate and driving habits.

All season tires may not be the best choice for motorists driving in extreme climates, but drivers living in more mild and temperate climates should consider the favorite, long-lasting and inexpensive type of tires. Usually, the tires that are already on your vehicle when you first purchase it are all season tires. 

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Headlight Maintenance: Helpful and Convenient

Don't be the type of driver who ignores your vehicle's headlight maintenance requirements. Dismissing the need for routine headlight maintenance can be a major mistake. It can make you susceptible to issues with visibility while on the road as well. That can be a serious hazard to you and to all of your fellow drivers.

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Planning for a Safe Road Trip This Holiday Season

When it is time to pack the car and head out on the highway this holiday season, a little planning can go a long way. Here are a few holiday travel tips that you can do before you leave.

  • Keep plenty of snacks and water in the car because you never know if you could be stuck in traffic for several hours.
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Seasonal Maintenance for Your Car

The newest season is on its way, and as our wardrobe and our dinner plates change, so will our vehicles. You probably don't want ice cream in the winter, or hot soup in the summer; in this same way, your car doesn't want oil from a hot summer to sit in your motor throughout a frigid winter.

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Halloween Fun for Kids and Parents When Everyone Stays Safe

A little scary fun is always in order on Halloween night, but don't risk your child's safety in the name of a good time.

Children under the age of 12 should not trick-or-treat without adult supervision. If your children are old enough to go trick-or-treating without you, send them out with groups of kids that are also their age.

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Undecided Between Buying New or Used? Benefit from Buying A Certified Pre-Owned from Ontario Mazda

If you're a prospecting Mazda buyer and you are teetering on the decision to buy a new or save money by purchasing a pre-owned Mazda, receive the best of both worlds and finalize your choice by choosing a certified

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