More than 580 traffic fatalities and 66,000 injuries predicted this 4th of July holiday 2017 – Don’t become a statistic!
According to the Research & Safety Management Solutions Department of the National Safety Council, there will be more than 580 traffic fatalities from crashes during the 4th July 4.25 day holiday period in 2017. More than one fatality is too many. The Council defines the holiday period from 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 30, to 11:59 […]
Have you ever approached a stop light and wondered why your foot’s traveling farther down toward the floor as you braked? Looks like you need a brake job. But what does that all entail? At Openbay, we leave auto repair to the pros. Even still, having a basic understanding of auto-repair issues complements our work, […]
Most of us will have to drive in the rain many times in our lives. Many people attempt driving in the rain as if the conditions were warm and dry, when everything is actually wet and slick. This attitude could be costly, or even deadly. Stay Safe Driving in the Rain & Driving On Wet Roads 1) […]
Service providers are sometimes so busy managing the comings and goings and fixings of vehicles that it’s easy to forget what a pain in the neck it can be to be on the other side, as a vehicle owner. Not only are they without a car or truck for hours to days on end, but they’re […]
Every state requires some form of auto insurance. Because most of us don’t actually get to reap the benefits of car insurance regularly, we don’t know exactly where to spend, and where to save, when shopping for a policy. For some ways to save on car insurance, we caught up with Andrew Schrage, co-owner of Money Crashers Personal Finance. […]
Here’s EricTheCarGuy at the Ferrari garage at the Monterey Grand Prix.Image courtesy of EricTheCarGuy. If you’ve ever sought assistance online in repairing your own car, or have searched for exactly what an auto repair entails, odds are you’ve come across EricTheCarGuy. This automotive technician-turned-YouTube star has racked up more subscribers than there are people living in […]
Drivers aged 16-25 are at most risk for driving accidents, worrying parents everywhere. Here are the 4 most dangerous habits they form, and how to break that suboptimal behavior. If you need some tips on your own driving, here are some mistakes all drivers are guilty of. Speeding Breaking the speed limit puts teen drivers at […]
Tips on Buying Tires – What Really Matters Tires are among the most expensive items on a car (Here’s what they can cost to replace). Unfortunately, they’re not easy to purchase. Last time, we discussed the major questions to consider when you buy new tires. We talked to Brandon Sturgis, Product Category Manager – Original Equipment Tires at […]
There’s $62 billion of undone automotive maintenance each year, and Lauren “The Car Coach®” Fix is on a mission to change that. The aptly named Lauren “Fix” is an ASE-certified automotive technician. She regularly appears in a host of national media outlets, giving car-care tips as a spokesperson for the nonprofit Car Care Council. In addition, […]
You’re ready for a new car, a new-to-you car, or joining the ranks of the carless, but you’re not sure how to sell your car yourself. We can help. The below tips are relatively easy, but it will likely take a few days before you’re ready to post your vehicle for sale. The alternative is selling […]
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