Leroy Watkins

Three Ways You Unknowingly Contribute To Vehicle Brake Damage


Brake repairs are one of the most common car repairs many auto repair people tackle on a daily basis. Your vehicle's braking system is perhaps the most crucial system within your vehicle. After all, if you cannot stop your car conveniently, you probably shouldn't even be driving it in the first place. There are many causes and diagnostic symptoms of brake damage. Whenever you notice these symptoms, it is wise to seek brake repairs promptly.

12 April 2016

Is Your Child With Asperger's Syndrome Ready to Start Driving? Questions to Consider

Automotive Blog

Letting your teen drive can be scary for parents, but it can be especially hard if your teen has Asperger's Syndrome. Wondering if your teen is ready to drive? Here are some questions to help you decide. Does your teen have symptoms that would make driving difficult? People with Asperger's Syndrome have a range of symptoms and experiences, and whilst driving may be safe for some, it may not be for others.

24 March 2016

Three Window Tinting Options for Your Auto Glass

Automotive Blog

There are different window tinting options to consider when purchasing replacement auto glass for your vehicle. An ideal tint should reduce the heat filtering into the interior space and minimise the glare from sunlight. In addition, the treatment should limit the flow of ultraviolet radiation because this causes bleaching of the internal surfaces. When choosing the right tint, it is prudent to also consider obvious factors like cost, brand and consumer ratings.

22 February 2016

How to Conduct Regular Maintenance of Your Car

Automotive Blog

Many people depend on a car for daily needs, but a poorly maintained engine can become expensive at the mechanic. Simple checks and a maintenance schedule will not only extend the life of your car, but will keep the engine running smoothly and save you money. Weekly Checks Getting in a weekly routine will make your maintenance seem like the norm. Weekly checks don't take long, but they provide peace of mind that your car stays away from the mechanic's garage.

29 January 2016

Three Beneficial Ways To Get Rid Of An Old Car


The saying that old is gold may not always be applicable in a number of real-life situations, but large number of individuals who own very old automobiles know it all too well. In a large number of cases, the only thing left for an old automobile is to have it disposed so as to free up valuable space in the residential garage or around the parking lot area. This article discusses three car disposal strategies whose benefit goes beyond that of finally being able to get rid of the old automobile.

18 January 2016

Tips for Protecting Yourself When You Need to Have a Car Towed From Your Property

Automotive Blog

If you own an apartment complex or commercial facility, you may one day find what appears to be an abandoned vehicle or vehicle illegally parked in your lot. Your first instinct may to be to have it towed, but you need to ensure you've protected yourself first. If a car is illegally towed from an area, this can result in litigation and other unpleasantness that can make the situation much worse for you.

29 December 2015

What Types Of Trucks Are Used To Tow Vehicles?


There are a number of car towing service companies that seem to provide similar services. This makes it a bit difficult for vehicle owners to choose the best company for the job at hand. Different types of trucks are used for vehicle towing. The type of trucks used by a towing company can be used as a criterion to choose between different towing companies. Below is a discussion on the various types of trucks used to tow vehicles.

7 December 2015

Maintaining the axles to your boat trailer


A boat trailer is quite an essential piece of equipment for you to transport your boat safely and in the most convenient way possible. However, a boat trailer is not just a piece of equipment to cater to the needs of your boat. It's its own piece of machinery that also needs proper care to function correctly. One of the most vital parts on your boat trailer, that are also quite prone to malfunction, are the axles.

19 November 2015

Things to consider when transporting your car using a backloading service

Automotive Blog

If you're moving interstate, without having enough things for it to be worth hiring a moving truck, backloading is one of the options you should consider for transporting your belongings. It's essentially a service that provides a service of moving a small amount of things over any distance. An option in particular that has become popular is to hire a backloading company to move cars. If you're moving interstate, or just very far, and don't want to have to go back and forth to pick up your other car at the location you're moving from, it might be worth considering hiring a backloading car carrier service.

29 October 2015

How to Avoid and Respond to Collisions With Kangaroos

Automotive Blog

Hitting a kangaroo with your car is a relevant threat when you are driving around many parts of Australia. Luckily, there are simple tips that can help you avoid these accidents, and if you accidentally hit a kangaroo, there is a protocol you should follow as well. Take a look at these essential ideas: Avoiding Accidents With Kangaroos If you want to avoid hitting a kangaroo, be especially vigilant at dawn and dusk when they are particularly active.

12 October 2015