Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Lockport, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Lockport drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident...
Posted in Drive Train
on June 25, 2017
A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Lockport people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate.A lot of Lockport motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 18, 2017
For those of you in Lockport, Illinois who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 m...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 11, 2017
We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Lockport. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Illinois roads.The truth is that a...
Posted in Service Standards
on June 05, 2017
Night driving in Lockport is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can'...
Posted in Headlamps
on June 01, 2017