by Lori Straus Although the moose test sounds like something developed in Canada, the term was actually coined by a German journalist in a Swedish auto safety magazine in the 1990s. In this blog post, we’ll explain what the moose test is and what it does and doesn’t mean. The Moose Test : A Definition... Read More.
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 about to purchase a used vehicle or you already own one, unless the manufacturer has your name and contact information, you won’t find out directly if your vehicle is under recall. Follow these steps to check if your vehicle has a recall. Afterwards, we’ll let you know how to get... Read More.
By Lori Straus One thing no one looks forward to in winter driving is ending up in a snowbank. At best, you may have accidentally straddled your car over a parking medium you didn’t see because the snow was too deep. At worst, your car drove nose first into a ditch and your windshield is... 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 You should inspect your tire pressure monthly and top up your tires with air as needed to decrease uneven wear and help your car drive more efficiently. However, heading to the gas station for a top up rarely tops drivers’ priority lists. Portable tire inflators can help. Plus, if you’re stuck in... 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.
by Lori Straus While you’re researching your next car purchase, whether new or used, you’ll often come across these three acronyms: 2WD, 4WD, AWD. You’ll likely understand right away that 2WD refers to 2-wheel drive vehicles, where all power is transferred to either the front (FWD) or rear (RWD) wheels. But what’s the difference between... Read More.
by Conor Burke Who doesn’t want to see better and further when driving at night? At one point in time HID (High Intensity Discharge) or Xenon Headlights were reserved for the higher end vehicles of the car market. In the early 2000’s these cars stood out at night with very bright, crisp headlights. If you... Read More.