Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

close up of car crash

Common causes of car accidents

Whether you want to believe it or not, car accidents are far, far more common than plane crashes. You are, in fact, much more likely to get into an accident driving a car than you are in any other mode of transportation. We’re not trying to scare you, we’re just giving you the facts. Car accidents are often caused by just a few different things, so we are going to go over the common causes so you know what to avoid.  Read the rest of this entry >>

man holding white cell phone while driving

How do cops know you’re texting and driving? 

Okay, we’ve all done it. It’s not something to be proud of, but who hasn’t sent a quick text at a stoplight or even as they’re driving? We won’t tell on you, but we do want to emphasize how dangerous texting while driving really is. Studies have shown that it is just as dangerous as drunk driving. Cops can spot it pretty easily, too, so if for no other reason, don’t text and drive so you can avoid expensive fines. Keep reading to learn more.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Customer choosing a tire at the store

When do I need to replace the tires on my Kia?

While tires do need to be changed about every ten years to provide optimal performance, if you are regularly driving your car they won’t last that long. A better way to gauge when it’s time for new tires is to pay attention to their wear and tread depth. Once you see tearing, ripping or budging on the side wall of your tire or your tread depth reaches 2/32nds of an inch, it’s time to head to your nearest service center for new tires. Read the rest of this entry >>