Category Archives: Safety

Is it time to replace my windshield wipers?, text on an image looking out the front windshield of a car with the wipers working

How Do I Know When it is Time to Replace My Windshield Wipers?

Is it Time to Change My Windshield Wipers?

We have all heard the phrase April showers bring May flowers, not only because it rhymes but also because it is true.  The beginning of spring ushers in increased sunshine and rain clouds as well, and that is why it is important to have working windshield wipers on your car, so you don’t get caught in a rainstorm that your current wipers can’t contend with.  Even in a light rainfall old and worn out wipers don’t do us much good except in making our drive through the storm much more menacing.  If you are wondering if it is time to replace your windshield wipers, then see if any of the following indicator signs apply to your current windshield wipers. Read the rest of this entry >>

car rides in flooded street after heavy rain

Benefits of having Cruise Control

Should you use Cruise Control in the rain?

Cruise control can be a lifesaver during long trips, or even just to help  you avoid getting a speeding ticket. Using cruise control regulates how fast your vehicle is going, and lets you take your foot off the gas pedal while the mechanisms do all the work. Cruise control is often seen as a lifesaving technology that keeps drivers from going too fast or too slow.   Read the rest of this entry >>

West Virginia Summer Driving Health and Safety

What are the Best Ways to Stay Safe and Healthy While Driving this Summer?

West Virginia Summer Driving Health and Safety

Summer is in full swing here in West Virginia, and there are some great ways to take advantage of that beautiful weather, like road tripping, exploring the outdoors, and going to the lake. However, we absolutely should continue exercising caution while we are on the road, as many sources point out that more fatal auto accidents occur during this season. Here are some great health and safety tips for when you are driving through West Virginia this summer. Read the rest of this entry >>