Winterizing Your Vehicle
Midwest weather is a headache. Summers are long, muggy and hot. Winters are frigid, windy and full of snow. It seems like there are only a few months of mild weather in between. As summer reaches its conclusion, you might want to consider winterizing your vehicle ahead of time. Here’s what to inspect before the […]Read More
Which Fuel Should You Be Using? The Differences Between Unleaded and Super
Most gas stations offer three choices to customers: regular, premium and diesel. While you know diesel is not the right fuel for most cars, you might wonder if pay a dime or two more per gallon for premium grade gasoline is worth it. While most cars can operate with both regular and premium grade gasoline, […]Read More
What Tires are Right for You?
When people think of a vehicle’s performance, they think of their engine. But tires are often the most overlooked part of a vehicle’s performance. They’re your vehicle’s only point of contact to the road (or at least they should be). They control tread, fuel economy, acceleration and stoppage, and a list of other things. From […]Read More
Maintaining a Vehicle in College
One of the lesser-talked-about benefits of college is that students learn to become independent. College acts sort of as a minor league system where students in their late-teens and early-twenties get the chance to discover themselves and learn independent life skills before they become a full-fledged, tax-paying citizen. Understanding basic car maintenance is a great […]Read More
Summer Vacation Checklist
If you’ve ever planned a lengthy vacation with the family, you know the stress that comes with it. From double checking your own luggage, quadruple checking your kids’ luggage to making sure you packed all the necessary documents. But don’t forget about the most important checklist: your means of transportation. You can do all the […]Read More
Leather Interior Protection
It’s one thing to have a beautiful leather interior. It’s another thing to keep it beautiful. Check out some of these handy tips to help you maintain your leather interiors to keep them in pristine condition Use a Sunshade This is a go-to low-cost option for when you park in the open. Sun shades are […]Read More
What Is Wrong with My Vehicle’s AC?
It’s Friday afternoon in mid-July. You just wrapped up your work week and are looking forward to a weekend of activities with your family. You open your car door, start the ignition and warm air blows out your AC. Your air conditioning is out. With no check engine light to warn you and a busy […]Read More
Advice for Teen Drivers
Summertime is officially upon us. While most parents can’t enjoy the beloved summer vacation we all miss, teens do. This is the time of year where your teenager, and every other teen, has more opportunities to be out on the road than at any other time of year. You might be worried, but don’t sweat, […]Read More
How to Protect Your Vehicle from the Summer Heat
Unless you’re new to Nebraska, you’re probably familiar with the excruciatingly hot summers. While you’re busy worrying about sunburns, expensive air conditioning bills and how the kids will stay busy over summer break, don’t forget to protect your vehicle from problems caused by the summer heat. Fortunately, periodical car check-ups do not take much time […]Read More
What If You Get Hit by an Uninsured Driver?
You’re stopped at a red light. As you patiently wait for the light to turn green, you hear squealing tires followed by an abrupt jolt. After realizing a negligent driver rear-ended your vehicle, you get out to access the damage and exchange information. But there’s a problem, the other driver is uninsured. So what are […]Read More