Daylight Saving Ends - Check Your Vehicle Lights

November 13th, 2014
Prepare for the end of Daylight Saving Time with proper maintenance of vehicle lighting to ensure safety. After November 2nd, clocks “fall back” which causes most drivers’ commutes to be in darker lighting, being that dusk will occur during peak hours of evening traffic hours. As winter quickly approaches, vehicle lighting should be inspected to ensure optimum visibility for drivers in dim or inclement conditions that command top quality operations of both lighting and windshield wipers.
 
External vehicle lighting serves as an imperative part of enabling vehicle operation and safety during winter months, especially after Daylight Saving Time has passed. Potential for accidents increases drastically as obstacles and obstructions are more difficult to ...[more]
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Is Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday Travel? - Yorktown Service Plaza

November 14th, 2013

Is Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday TravelIs Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday Travel? Many people have concerns about taking their cars on long trips, especially if their cars are getting on in years or mileage. The truth is … long trips are actually easier on your car than day-to-day driving, but a breakdown far from home can really ruin your fun. A few simple checks will stave off many common problems. As with most things, it's best to start early. Here is a simple check list for preparing your car for Holiday travel.

Two to four weeks before you go

  • Get any major repairs done. If your car needs major repair or maintenance, do it at least one month, before you travel. That will allow plenty of time for any problems rela ...[more]
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Our 2012 Summer Driver Safety Tips - Make Sure Your Tires and Vehicle are in Good Shape Before Those Roadtips! - Yorktown Service Plaza

July 11th, 2012

safety tipsSummer is here with its hot temps and longer daylight. With summer right here it also indicates that more people are striking the roads for summer road vacations and summer cruises around the town. What people may not be aware of is that summertime driving is just as hazardous as winter season driving. Investigations reveal that traffic accident fatalities increase in the summertime due to the fact that individuals usually tend to spend even more time on highways.

Charles Powell, maker of Passing the Developed DMV Test propose that everyone brush up on their defensive driving skills in order to guard their loved ones and themselves every summer season.

We really should constantly be mindful and respectful to others on the highway no issue what climate are. So when driving this summer time make certain you follow the ...[more]

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