Monthly Archives: July 2019

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Registration in the Car

To avoid being a victim of car theft, you probably follow a certain set of rules. Lock your car doors. Never leave your purse unattended in the seat. Don't display money or valuables in your dash. Always put the shopping bags in the trunk. But, what about your car registration? Whether you've been a car owner for quite some time or you're a newbie driver, you probably keep your registration card in the worst possible place: your glove box. It's true-your registration should not be kept in your car. Here's why. Why Shouldn't I Leave My Registration In the Car? Car registrations contain some important personal information about you and your vehicle. While many petty car thieves are just looking to make some quick cash, others may have more sinister motives. Leaving your car's title, registration, or insurance information in the glove box could put you at risk for identity theft-a far more complicated problem than losing $20 in cash. Even if nothing comes of your s ... read more

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Here's How to Keep Your Parked Car Cool This Summer

Few things are worse than sticky leather mixed with a hot summer day. Whether you're driving to the pool or heading home from work, cruising around in a cool car (and not sweating!) is the ideal situation...but how? Parking your car in the shade isn't always possible-so we've rounded up 5 simple tips to keep your car cool this summer. 5 Tips to Keep Your Parked Car Cool This Summer Inside your parked car, temperatures can rise quickly. Depending on the outside weather, indoor temperatures can reach up to 200 degrees-and your car's interior can start to feel like an EasyBake oven. Here are 5 tips to keep your parked car a little bit cooler this season. 1. Use a sunshade. When you can't find a shady place to park, a sunshade will always do the trick. Metallic windshield covers help to keep harmful rays out of your car-and, in turn, lowers temperatures. Easy to find online or at most car shops, sunshades make a great investment during the summers ... read more

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