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|Cost of car maintenance < Cost of a crash
With the myriad of expenses that we face every day, you may be tempted to put off vehicle maintenance to save a few bucks – and you certainly wouldn’t be alone – but is saving a few bucks worth risking your life?
|Cost of car maintenance < Cost of a crash|
|Canadian Driving is Severe Driving
As you flip through your vehicle’s owner manual, you’re likely to notice that it has two different service interval schedules – one for “normal” driving and one for “severe” driving.” If you’re like most Canadians, you probably think that you drive under normal conditions, but like most Canadians, you’d be wrong.
|Canadian Driving is Severe Driving|
|Last Minute Holiday Gifts for the Drivers on your List
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but if you haven’t finished your shopping yet, you may be starting to stress a little. Fortunately, Be Car Care Aware has some great gift ideas to help keep all the drivers on your list safe on the road this holiday season.
|Last Minute Holiday Gifts for the Drivers on your List|
|Don’t Omit the Kit
An interactive PowerPoint Presentation with tons of helpful tips for your customers. It can be used at a shop event or played on a loop in your waiting room.
|Don’t Omit the Kit|
|How to Use Jumper Cables
A set of jumper cables is an important part of every car’s emergency kit, but do you know how to use them? This article will explain how to safely boost your car’s battery, and help get you back on the road faster!
|How to Use Jumper Cables|
|How to Change a Flat Tire
Knowing how to change a flat tire is an important skill for every driver. Check out our step-by-step guide to learn how to change a tire in 10 easy steps!
|How to Change a Flat Tire|
|Fix Your Ride and Protect the Environment
According to Environment Canada, passenger cars and light-duty trucks produce 13 per cent of all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Canada and the average light-duty vehicle produces roughly three times its weight in CO2 every year. That adds up to a lot of emissions in a vehicle’s lifetime…
|Fix your Ride and Protect the Environment|
|What’s In Your Emergency Kit
It’s the weekend and time to visit family and friends. You have your iPod filling the car with music to try to drown out the repeated question from the kids in the back seat – “Are we there yet?” The more they ask, the more you look forward to saying yes, but you won’t so lucky. You see, that engine belt that you put off changing finally broke in the cold weather, and you’re stranded…
|What’s In Your Emergency Kit|
|Can your vehicle survive the deep freeze?
With record-breaking cold temperatures expected this winter, many Canadians may opt to stay indoors as much as possible. But when you do need to venture out into the icy air, how can you be sure that your vehicle will be up to getting you to where you need to go?
|Can Your Vehicle Survive the Deep Freeze|
|Common Auto Myths Debunked
Be Car Care Aware debunks five common vehicle myths to help keep you safe on the road in any weather! Myth #1: The windshield is for comfort not safety. Fact: They weren’t just made to keep you dry from the rain; windshields are part of your vehicle’s safety restraint system…
|Common Auto Myths Debunked|
|Keep Money in Your Wallet
Older vehicles require more TLC to keep them running efficiently and safely. Staying on top of your vehicle’s maintenance schedule means that it will emit fewer greenhouse gases and will be less likely to run into problems that can lead to expensive repairs and potentially dangerous breakdowns…
|Keep Money in Your Wallet|