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Safety on Your Road Trip is About Being Smart

Wisdom is required if you want to remain safe while you are on the road. You will want to think about things such as when you should purchase gas. This should be done during the coolest time of the day. Gasoline is the most dense during the coolest time of the day and thus gets the most miles per gallon during that time.

There are other things in terms of safety that one should consider. Packing all of the equipment that you will need to have a safe road trip is wildly important as well.  

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Should You Buy a Car With Android Auto?

Drivers are making it clear that they want more safety features and hands-free options when it comes to their technology packages. Android Auto has made that a possibility. Unveiled in 2015 by Google, Android Auto is a hands-free user interface that allows you to use your phone to do almost anything with voice commands. You can listen to music, make phone calls, text your contacts, or get navigation support without ever having to take your hands off the steering wheel. 

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How to Buy the Best Car for Your Ride-Sharing Service

If you're looking for a part-time income, have access to a decent car and want to control the hours you work, then driving for a ride-sharing service like Uber or Lyft might be a good option for you. But what is a 'decent' car?

U.S. News Best Cars recommends three criteria for selecting a car to use for your Lyft or Uber business. These are:
  • Reliability. Choose a vehicle that has a reputation for dependability, and keep it in top condition. Keep it clean inside and out and have it serviced regularly.
  • Fuel economy. Choose a vehicle with…
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How Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Work

Auto-dimming rearview mirrors may be the evolution that saves lives from something so simple. The issue with rearview mirrors at night is that it can catch glare, blinding some drivers who have sensitivities to headlights. This is due to something called a Troxler Effect. However, the latest vehicle's now have rearview mirrors that are made with auto-dimming features.

How does this work? These mirrors use a camera or photodiode to track and detect glare, making changes to your mirror so that it's deflected. These changes are made in real-time, so that you can avoid glare at all times…
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Don't Drive Blind

The folks at Onslow County Motor Company want you to know how to get the most from your vehicle. If a car has a blind spot monitor, it can reduce the odds that you or your loved ones get into a car accident. This is because the monitor will look for any vehicles that you can't see while driving.

If a car is in the lane next to yours, it will alert you to its presence. Once the lane is clear, the alert will shut off, and you can then proceed with a lane change. It is still a…

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Certain Dangers to Be Aware of When Modifying Your Vehicle for Off-Roading

If you are planning on making modifications to your vehicle in order to go on an off-road drive, there are a few things that you are going to have to consider before going through with it. This can save you a lot of trouble that can come with making regular modifications on your vehicle.

One thing that you are going to have to be aware of is that you are going to be changing your tire each time to go on an off-road ride. When you change your tires, you have to lift up your vehicle which can change the…

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