• Car Rust Proofing at Home

    Rust proofing your car at home is possible. In the words of singer Tom Petty, “If you don’t run, you rust.” Unfortunately, cars and trucks rust no matter what you do with them. In addition to the oxygen-rich atmosphere, they’re exposed to rain, which accelerates oxidation. And while road salt makes winter driving safer, it […]

  • Car Rust Repair, Is It Too Late?

    As previously discussed, rust isn’t easy to prevent. But how much rust is too much rust? How do you know if it’s too late for car rust repair? And if you’re shopping for a used car, should rust be considered a deal breaker?

  • Towing a Trailer: Know Before You Tow

    Towing a trailer seems simple – install a hitch, hook up, and go, right? Mere appearances cannot guarantee your vehicle is capable of towing, even fitted with a hitch. In fact, a hitch can be fitted to practically any vehicle on the road, but there are many factors that go into determining the towing capability […]

  • Car Maintenance Myths – Should I Replace Lifetime Fluids? [TEST MINIMAL]

    If a road trip planner can help you get ready for a long drive, long-life and lifetime fluids can keep your car in service for the long haul. Unfortunately, it’s still necessary to replace lifetime fluids on occasion; their name gives many car owners a false sense of car maintenance security. Indeed, if you never […]

  • Car Maintenance Myths – Should I Replace Lifetime Fluids?

    If a road trip planner can help you get ready for a long drive, long-life and lifetime fluids can keep your car in service for the long haul. Unfortunately, it’s still necessary to replace lifetime fluids on occasion; their name gives many car owners a false sense of car maintenance security. Indeed, if you never […]

  • Emergency Kit Recommendations – List of Items You Should Keep in Your Trunk

    Even the best-maintained vehicles suffer breakdowns. You may already have in mind a list of items you should keep in your trunk. Whether you’re commuting or on a summer road trip, roadside emergencies can happen with little warning. It’s important to keep a few roadside assistance items in your trunk so that you can get […]

  • Canada Summer Road Trip Checklist

    Even if you’ve fully embraced Canadian winters, you’ll likely agree that it’s easier to go for long drives during the warmer months. Now is the perfect time to start planning your summer road trip. While it might seem like all you have to do is jump in the car with a full tank of gas, […]