Monthly Archives

January 2015


Smoking can cost teens their drivers license

Teens convicted of possession, purchase, consumption or receipt of tobacco products stand to lose their driver's licenses, according to Texas law. They also must attend a tobacco awareness program approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services.  Tobacco awareness…


How often should I wash my car?

Keeping your car clean is as important as staying up with regularly scheduled oil changes if you want to maintain the value of your vehicle.  Answer these three questions about your vehicle to determine its particular wash-and-wear needs:  1. Where…


3 ways a car can be a hybrid

Whether a car is considered a hybrid depends on what energy sources make that vehicle run. Some of the technology used in hybrid vehicles includes: 1. Regenerative braking Energy from the wheels turns the motor, which functions as an energy…


When your windshield cracks

Once upon a time, any nick in your auto glass would mean a costly replacement. Now, chips and cracks can be easily repaired, saving you money. Whether you need to repair or replace your windshield depends on how big the…


9 tips for a cleaner windshield

A clean windshield can save your life. For better visibility — and a clear view of any road hazards — check out these nine tips for keeping your windshield and car windows sparkling clean.  1. Glass last When cleaning your…


4 reasons to take defensive driving

A ticket for speeding doesn't have to raise your insurance rates or add points to your driver's license. In fact, it might even make you smile if you take one of the laugh-and-learn Texas Department of Public Safety defensive driving…