Is it safe to leave hand sanitizer in your car?

October 14th, 2020 by

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many drivers are sanitizing on the go and often wondering: is it safe to leave hand sanitizer in your car? We found out. The Importance of the Expiration Date Hand sanitizers are labeled with an expiration date. As the hand sanitizer sits in its container, the alcohol in it

End-of-Season Motorcycle Maintenance

October 7th, 2020 by

With cold weather and snow right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your end-of-season motorcycle maintenance. Here are our top tips to help you keep your bike in the best condition through the winter months: Clean and Dry Drying is a critical part of your end of season maintenance. A lot of

Schocktober: 3 Signs It’s Time for Replacement

October 5th, 2020 by

Happy Shock-tober! It’s hard to know if a part needs replacing when you can’t see it. Here are three tell-tale signs it’s time for new shocks or struts: 1) Stopping distance increases Most drivers notice the wear on their shocks and struts when quick-stopping distances increase. Shocks and struts are designed to control the tires and

Best Fall Foliage Drives in New England

September 30th, 2020 by

Peak season is here and the fall foliage is spectacular! Here’s our guide to the best fall foliage drives in New England. State Route 2, Massachusetts (The Mohawk Trail) Better known as Route 2, this was New England’s first official scenic highway. If you’re coming from Western Mass you can start all the way in

How often should I get my brakes serviced?

September 21st, 2020 by

Getting your brakes serviced is an important part of regular maintenance. Similar to gas mileage, the wear and tear on your brakes will vary depending on where and how you drive. And determining just how long they’ll last depends on several factors. Factor #1: Driving Habits Where you drive makes a big difference when it

What should I do about an ABS warning light?

September 14th, 2020 by

The ABS warning light can be an ominous sign. Here’s what to do if you see it on your dashboard. What is ABS? The anti-lock braking system (ABS) helps you steer in emergencies by restoring traction to your tires and preventing wheels from locking up so you can steer to safety—in older vehicles, brakes have