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Did your family welcome a new driver this summer?

Did your family welcome a new driver into the fold this summer?  Summer months, specifically the period between Memorial and Labor Days, are historically the most dangerous for teen drivers, with the highest percentage of motor vehicle collisions. The roads are busy with vacationers, college students home from school and teens as they travel between…
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Summertime Road Trips

Summer means one thing when it comes to your vehicle: Road Trips!   We’re seeing a little more freedom to move around the country this year, so whether you are planning a trip to the mountain or a trip to the beach, here are some tips to make sure you are prepared, and your summer road…
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Summer Drive Time

In the late spring, the weather has turned consistently nicer and we want to get ourselves and our vehicles out of hibernation.  While the PNW can tease us with short stretches of summer-like weather, we know we aren’t quite there yet.  In the meantime, while we wait for real summer, here are a few car…
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Memorial Day, Remember and Honor

Memorial Day, which is celebrated on the last Monday in May, honors service members who have died in military service to the nation. The holiday has roots dating back to the post-Civil War era, when citizens would informally create spring flower memorials on the graves of fallen soldiers. On May 5, 1866, the town of…
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Happy National Car Care Month

In April, as winter comes to an end, it is time to get your vehicle ready for spring driving and summer road trips.  Since April is designated National Car Care Month, it is especially important to make sure your tires, brakes and windshield wipers are ready for the rain, and take care of any issues…
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Springtime Car Care

Ah, March.  March signifies springtime and newness, and the clouds lifting for those precious fleeting moments that we need so very much in the Pacific Northwest after a long grey winter.  And March also includes those sneaky little Leprechauns with promises of pots of gold with a little mischief mixed in for good measure. Car…
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