Category Archives: Safety

How to Use Jumper Cables

Any mechanic in the Corpus Christi area will recommend having a pair of jumper cables handy just in case something goes wrong—like leaving your lights on or not shutting your car door all the way. Mistakes happen! It’s best to be prepared. Check out this clip explaining exactly how to use a pair of jumper cables safely and effectively

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Installing a Car Seat

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that as many as 75% of car seats aren’t installed correctly! Most Auto Repair shops in Corpus Christi won’t check your car seat in an average inspection, so take a quick look at this video with some tips for keeping your young ones safe in your vehicle: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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Keeping a Cool Car this Summer

Honestly, when was the last time you checked the weather report? Not anything surprising, really, but it looks as though we’re going to be swimming though 90 degree weather for a while! That said, it’s important to keep your vehicle a manageable temperature in this time of intense heat.However, we know better than anyone that keeping your car a cool temperature in Texas is more of an art than a science. Luckily, your local Corpus Christi TX Auto Repair is here to give you some valuable tips on how to accomplish room-temperature bliss in your car: Park in the Shade Sounds like a drop in the bucket, but trust me—you can NEVER underestimate your desire to get the closest parking spot to your destination. I’ve seen it happen—there could be a perfectly shady spot under a tree a mere 40 feet away, and you’d still go for the closer spot on the sunbaked asphalt. Your local Corpus Christi Brake Repair wants you to know that parking in the shade can ... read more

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Defensive Driving Means Safety

Is being a safe driver all it takes to avoid accidents? Although this is a great start, driving defensively takes safe driving to a whole new level. Allstate has released its Collision Prevention Formula to help teach people techniques that will decrease the chances of getting into an accident.These are only a few of the many things that you can do to keep you and your car safe. For more suggestions, ask a trusted mechanic in Corpus Christi about other ways to keep you and your car safely on the road!First off, recognize the hazards everywhere you drive. Continuously scan the road ahead, as well as behind. Check your mirrors every three to five seconds, looking for anything suspicious or out of the ordinary.Next, understand the defensive approach. Always be looking for potential hazards and play the “what if” game. “What if the driver ahead of me suddenly slams on his/her brakes?” “What if someone runs a red light at the next intersection?” “What if…?” Think about what could happen and ... read more

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