Category: Vehicle Safety

How to Prepare Your Headlights for Your Next Road Trip

December 15th, 2017 by

Doing some traveling during the holiday season and thinking about that long drive ahead? Preparing your vehicle for travel can be stressful, but ensuring your car is equipped for the mystery travel holds is important! Often overlooked, headlights can make or break your road trip. Especially since the winter months bring shorter days and more

5 Most Common Vehicle Failures

December 23rd, 2016 by

While you never want to be stranded on the side of the road, winter is probably the least desirable time to have this happen. And although there will always be unavoidable, unfortunate events, we’ve compiled a list of the five most common vehicle failures and how you can prevent them! 1. Check Engine Light An

4 Tips to Keep Animals Out of Your Car

December 2nd, 2015 by

As the temperatures start to drop, wild animals are busy searching for any type of shelter they can find that is safe and warm. To them, your car seems like the perfect home for the winter. There are many different hiding places that animals can crawl in to. Many animals find solace in the warm

5 Warning Signs of Bad Brakes

October 5th, 2015 by

Your vehicle’s brakes are obviously very important. It may not always be so obvious when you’re driving on bad brakes. There are many signs that you’ll want to notice long before your brakes stop working. This type of oversight can be very dangerous and very expensive. To keep your vehicle ahead of any costly brake

Green Driving Tips to Celebrate Earth Day 2015

April 20th, 2015 by

Earth Day is almost here once again, April 22, and many people are thinking about how they can participate this year. Many people understand the importance of recycling, but not as many know how much of an impact our cars have on the environment! On this Earth Day, everyone should make it a point to

May Your Cars Be Tacky & Bright

December 15th, 2014 by

It’s not all business over here at West Automotive Group – we like to have some fun as well! We especially like to enjoy ourselves around the Holidays. We thought it would be fun to take a little break from our information, automotive blog posts, and show you some brilliantly tacky and bright cars that

5 Benefits of Getting a Wheel Alignment

November 30th, 2014 by

Be honest…how often do you get a wheel alignment? Do you just do it when you buy a new set of tires? Do you ignore your mechanic when he suggests that it’s about time for you to rotate your tires and align your wheels? We find that many people know they should get a wheel

Is Your Vehicle Car Pool Ready?

August 31st, 2014 by

It’s that time of year again when we switch from the swimming pool to the car pool. Now that school is back in session, are you sure that your vehicle is safe and ready to carry your most precious cargo? In this weeks “Ask the Auto man” segment we look at what you can do