5 Keys to Brake Maintenance

Posted on: August 12, 2019

Here in Florida, we’re no strangers to rainy weather and wet road conditions. With as much water as we see on the roads, it’s important to make sure your brakes are properly maintained. Poor brake maintenance not only increases your chances of being in an accident, but also reduces the longevity and performance of your vehicle. Your vehicle’s owner’s manual should come with a recommended … Continue reading 5 Keys to Brake Maintenance »

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How Long Do Tires Last

Posted on: June 18, 2019

While most vehicle owner manuals suggest changing your tires roughly every 50,000 miles, a tire’s life is influenced by a number of different factors. Heat Tires that spend lots of time in warmer environments tend to age faster. This is especially true in a hot climate like the one we have here in Florida. Certain environmental factors, such as exposure to coastal climates and excessive … Continue reading How Long Do Tires Last »

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Help! My Car is Overheating: The Step By Step Guide

Posted on: June 21, 2018

Summer in Florida means that there’s going to be seriously hot days (and thunderstorms to boot)! Though you’ll have plenty of fun at the beach and the pool, your car can experience some problems. Sometimes sneaky issues like low coolant levels can cause your temperature gauge to light up. When this happens, heed the warning!  Here are five things you should do when your car … Continue reading Help! My Car is Overheating: The Step By Step Guide »

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The Top 9 Road Trip Games

Posted on: June 1, 2018

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned American road trip. The open air, windows down, and the sights you see as you pass through each unique state are memories you’ll keep forever. But if you have multiple passengers, especially young ones, the miles can stretch on and create a condition that everyone dreads: boredom. We put together this list of the top nine games to play … Continue reading The Top 9 Road Trip Games »

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5 Simple Tips to Make Your Next Road Trip a Safety Success

Posted on: April 30, 2018

There’s nothing like hitting the open road with your family. Sharing the spirit of adventure on the highway is something as American as apple pie. However, when you’re covering hundreds of miles over countless hours, there’s a lot that can go wrong. Being mindful of vehicle safety and the happiness of your passengers is key to any successful road trip. Whether it’s making sure your … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips to Make Your Next Road Trip a Safety Success »

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Tips to Keep Kids Occupied in the Auto Shop

Posted on: April 19, 2018

There will come a time for most parents when you need to bring your kids along for a vehicle inspection. There’s a good chance that you’re due for one soon, or maybe your check engine light just came on. On those occasions when no one is available to watch your kiddos, and they’ll be with you at the auto shop, a little preparation will go … Continue reading Tips to Keep Kids Occupied in the Auto Shop »

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Kid Friendly Snacks to Help You Survive the Next Road Trip

Posted on: April 12, 2018

You’ve had your pre-trip vehicle inspection at a local shop like Action Gator Tire, and the bags are all packed. Now it’s time to plan how to keep your kiddos happy with healthy and car-friendly snacks. The first thing you’re going to want to consider is storage and delivery methods. You can save lots of time and unscheduled stops by making age-appropriate snacks reachable and … Continue reading Kid Friendly Snacks to Help You Survive the Next Road Trip »

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