6 Tips: How I Survived My Road Trip with a Nervous Dog

Tips for Road Trips with a Dog
Some dogs love car rides. Others despise the very idea of jumping into a vehicle. Whether your pup is in the former or latter camp, she deserves an epic road trip full of sights to bark at. That seems easy enough, but it also poses a serious question: How do you survive a car ride, […]

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2020 Honda Fit vs. 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2020 Honda Fit vs Volkswagen Golf GTI
Practical in more ways than one, fuel-efficient like true subcompact cars, and with enough crossover-like spaciousness for medium-sized families, hatchbacks offer the best of both SUV and sedan worlds. It’s no wonder the hatch is the unofficial “clown car” of the automotive world. In the heated battle for “clown car” supremacy, there are two clean […]

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Are Your Eyes Turning You into a Bad, Dangerous Driver?

Bad Vision Driving
Night blindness. Blurred vision. Halos around lights. No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you – they’re signs to warn you that something is amiss. Terrifyingly, up to ~20% of drivers who have bad vision operate vehicles without being treated by an optometrist or wearing their prescribed eyeglasses or contact lenses. Don’t add fuel to the fire; […]

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How to Pick the Best First Car for New Teen Drivers

Best First Car for Teens
Did you know that 1 in 5 teenage drivers will be involved in a crash within their first licensed year on the road? Beginning drivers need all the help they can get to navigate those chaotic streets, which is where you come in as parents. As you begin searching for the safest starter vehicle for […]

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A Drive-In Movie Theater Guide for Newbies

COVID Drive In Theater Arizona
The year: 2020. In a bizarre turn of events, conventional movie theater chains cease to exist. In their absence, homemade drive-ins pop up all across the country, offering visitors a comforting taste of 1956 nostalgia amidst the chaos. Life, it turns out, never unfolds as planned. Folks, you couldn’t make this stuff up. Even as […]

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10 Reasons Why You Need a Car Dashcam

Car Dash Cam Arizona
Arizona had more than 127,000 car crashes last year, which accounted for hundreds of millions of dollars in collision shop restorations, insurance premium increases, and property damage repairs. That’s certainly a hefty sum. Although dashcams, or in-car dashboard cameras, may not directly prevent car accidents, they do serve to reduce drivers’ out-of-pocket costs after the dust settles. […]

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Coronavirus Cleaning Tips: How To Disinfect Your Vehicle

Coronavirus Car Cleaning Arizona
As we adjust to life during the COVID-19 outbreak, we must adapt to the circumstances and adopt society’s new motto: “There’s no such thing as ‘too clean.’” We wash our hands more regularly now. We sanitize our kitchen counters and doorknobs. We quit itching our noses – or have at least tried. But what’s the […]

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20 Unique Valentine’s Day Date & Dinner Ideas

Valentines Day Date Ideas near Phoenix
Whether you’re going on a first date or celebrating your 20th anniversary, Valentine’s Day is a must for couples. But a typical, overpriced (and highly unoriginal) “dinner and a movie” just doesn’t cut it come February 14. Get creative. Live a little. Be bolder than a freshly uncapped Sharpie®. Take your Valentine’s Day date to the next […]

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Arizona Car Seat Laws: A Guide for New Parents in 2020

Arizona Car Seat Laws
Driving a reputable, high-quality vehicle is incredibly important for your child’s safety. However, using the proper, age-appropriate infant car seat, booster seat or child restraint system will safeguard your little one best of all. While many moms and dads already know the buckling-up basics, new parents across Arizona aren’t likely to know the difference between […]

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How Long Do Honda Batteries Last?

Check the Battery
The vehicle battery system is responsible for not just starting the engine and getting you to Prescott from Phoenix, but it also powers everything else, including the air conditioning.  How Does My Car Battery Work? The battery under the hood is a collection of 6 rechargeable battery cells all tied together to produce at least […]

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