by Lori Straus Telematics is the technology used to monitor a driver. Logistics, utility, transportation, and other companies that maintain fleets have been using telematics to monitor their drivers for a long time. Did you know it’s also available to consumers? In this blog post, we’ll quickly cover how telematics can help you monitor young... Read More.
by Lori Straus Whether you’re heading out to a cottage or other winter destination or planning next summer’s vacation, if you’re taking your vehicle for a long drive or an overlanding journey, you’ll need cargo cases that can handle the weather. In this blog post, we’ll give you a quick overview on two brands: Roam... Read More.
By Lori Straus Most roof racks require a roof with somewhat standard dimensions, i.e., a rectangular, relatively flat surface that runs perpendicular to the ground. But what if you have a sports car or some other unique car whose roof doesn’t follow conventional design? That’s where the Sea Sucker comes in: it’s a roof rack... Read More.
by Lori Straus Since cars started using batteries, jump starting a dead battery always required another car. But another option has been around for a while now: portable jump starters. Not only can such a device help you out when there’s no one around to help you, it can also help you avoid asking strangers... Read More.
By Lori Straus Leveling your truck is the most important step you can take to safely towing a trailer[LS1] . Not only does it ease the wear and tear on your back tires and axle, it also greatly improves your steering. Next in line are accessories that make towing much easier. We’ll cover these towing accessories... Read More.
By Lori Straus When I was a kid, my only genuine memory of camping is constantly looking out the back window to make sure our camper was still attached to the car. If I’m ever driving along in a vehicle that’s towing something, I still get heart palpitations. If only I’d written this blog post... Read More.
Hauling anything behind your vehicle is not a task to be taken lightly, whether your plan is to tow a camper, a boat or a simple utility trailer. After the financial outlay (which is significant if you’re buying a boat or RV), you have to then get the hang of driving your new rig. However,... Read More.
By Lori Straus Ceramic coatings are applied to your vehicle’s exterior to provide an extra layer of protection against the elements and damage. However, a lot of misconceptions abound about what a ceramic coating can and can’t do. We’ll break it down for you here. What Is a Ceramic Coating? A ceramic coating is a... Read More.
By Lori Straus Have you ever been stuck trying to walk in a rainstorm while holding your umbrella in front in a vain attempt to stay dry? It’s much, much harder to walk, isn’t it? That difficulty in moving forward is reflected in a number called the drag coefficient. And just like your umbrella, your... Read More.
by Lori Straus The shift toward electric vehicles (EVs) has been picking up steam for over a decade now. If you’re in the market for a new car and you’re considering an EV, how do you know that the one you want to buy is more energy efficient overall compared to a fuel-efficient, gas-powered vehicle?... Read More.