Category: Driving Tips

Apr 11

Facts about Potholes: Everything You Need to Know

Facts about Potholes: Everything You Need to Know

Winter is finally moving on, but it’s leaving behind a seriously annoying souvenir: potholes. So how should you deal with potholes, what happens if you hit them, and why do potholes get so bad in the winter? Understanding the enemy is the first step to overcoming it, so check out these facts about potholes. Why …

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Feb 22

Off-Roading Tips for Beginners

Off-roading can be a great way to get to know your vehicle better and to explore the outdoors from a whole new perspective. If you have an off-road ready vehicle from Pfeiffer Used Cars, we encourage you to explore the experience. But use these off-roading tips for a safe and successful first-time out.   Pack …

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Jan 29

Winter Car Hacks

Winter Car In Snow

  The bitter cold can be brutal in the winter, especially in Michigan. While you wait for spring to come, here are some winter car hacks to get you through the coldest months of the year. Lift those wipers                                                                      Pesky snow and ice can sometimes freeze your wipers to your windshield. Avoid this by lifting …

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Jul 14

Tips for a Long Drive: Staying Alert on the Road

tips for a long drive

Whether you’re driving across the country or simply taking a day trip, there are important things to remember when going on a road trip. Aside from packing the right supplies, there are safety and convenience elements to consider, from eating the right food at the right time to planning your sleep schedule. According to Nationwide, …

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Nov 29

Travel Tips For A Successful Holiday Trip

Christmas Lights

Spending time with your loved ones during the holidays is one of the best gifts of all. The traveling to get to them however is usually a pain. Here are a few tips to try and help make a successful holiday trip! The first thing you will need to look into is which means of …

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Jun 16

Tips for Traveling with Your Dog

Tips for Traveling with Dogs

Summer trips in the car are fun for every member of the family. That includes your four-legged family members, as well! Dogs love to take a ride in the car. However, a road trip can become dangerous for your dog if you don’t take the necessary precautions. Ensure your family pet is healthy and happy …

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Apr 28

What to Do If Your Car Won’t Start: Avoid Getting Stranded

what to do if your car won’t start

Understanding what to do if your car won’t start is an important part of being a responsible vehicle owner. No one wants to get stranded on the side of the road, something that is especially likely to happen if you don’t have a roadside emergency plan. No matter how reliable you think your car is, …

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Jan 16

Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Safe winter driving

The holiday season has passed, but winter is only beginning. January and February mark the dead of winter, when many drivers are subject to the whims of the weather. Blizzards, freezing rain, and shockingly low temperatures can all take their toll on a vehicle and potentially endanger the life of the vehicle’s driver. Safe winter …

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Nov 29

Winter Driving Myths: What Not To Do in the Winter

winter driving myths

Winter is one of the most dangerous times of the year for driving. With snow, ice, and congested roads, there are rarely more hazardous conditions than during the winter months. We’ve put together a list of winter driving myths you should not pay attention to. According to AccuWeather, you should get winter tires, no matter …

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Apr 03

Icy Road Tips to Keep You Safe As Snow Turns to Rain

Icy Road Tips

Though it’s easy to identify winter snow as the one of the most dangerous weather-related hazards on the road, the seasonal switch to warmer temperatures in the spring brings its own set of problems. When rain and sleet first begin to hit the road, they can form what is called “black ice,” making it almost …

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