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How Often Should You Balance Your Tires?Posted on May 08, 2018 by admin | Blog

Your tire’s “balance” is the weight distribution in each wheel or tire of a vehicle. If the balance of your tires is off, you will start to notice a vibration or wobble at higher speeds. If the wobble is particularly pronounced, it can become dangerous and any vibration through the tires will increase the rate […]

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4 Ways To Help Your Car To Survive Extreme HeatPosted on May 07, 2018 by admin | Blog

Living in Nevada means dealing with the heat, and if you are a car owner it means you need to make sure your car is ready to deal with the heat. Extreme heat can push a vehicle past its limits and some drivers will find themselves stranded at the roadside because of it. To help […]

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Young Drivers How to Lose Your LicensePosted on Oct 31, 2017 by admin | Blog

If you are under 18 years old and applying for a Nevada driver’s license or permit, a parent or guardian must cosign your application. You will need to sign an affidavit stating you understand the following: Your license may be: Suspended for 90 days if your BAC is at least .02% but less than .08% […]

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Top 7 Causes of Car CrashesPosted on Oct 16, 2017 by admin | Blog

Speeding: From 2006-2015 there were 108,554 car crashes reported due to speeding Of the nearly 10,000 speed related deaths in 2015, 48% happened on roads with speed limits in excess of 55mph Drunk Driving: Everyday 28 people die due to drunk driving related crashes in the United States This is equivalent to 1 death every […]

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Nevada Sobering Statistics Part llPosted on Oct 04, 2017 by admin | Blog

The following statistics are from the years 2011-2015. Statistics were compiled by Nevada Department of Transportation. Intersection Safety Problems: 309 people died and 2,377 people were seriously injured in intersection related crashes on Nevada roadways. Male drivers aged 26 to 35 years old are involved in most intersection related fatalities and serious injuries. 75 % […]

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Nevada’s Sobering StatisticsPosted on Oct 03, 2017 by admin | Blog

The following statistics are from the years 2011-2015. Statistics were compiled by Nevada Department of Transportation. Seat Belt Problems: 371 unbelted occupants lost their lives and 942 occupants were seriously injured in vehicle crashes on Nevada roadways. Male drivers 26 to 35 were involved in the most unbelted fatalities and serious injuries. 63 % of […]

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How to Drive a Vehicle – VllPosted on Sep 18, 2017 by admin | Blog

Now that we know where to look, here it what you should be looking for when driving. Visual Search Signs & Signals Roadway Features Motorized Vehicles Pedestrians & Bicycles How to Handle Hazards Change speed Change position Combination of speed and position   Author. Rich Heinrich, Master Instructor, Emeritus

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WHERE DO I LIVE – 2 ?!?Posted on Sep 11, 2017 by admin | Blog

MAIN ROADS Las Vegas is laid out in a grid, with most streets meeting at 90 degree intersections.  They either run North – South or East – West, and most do not change names.  Tropicana is Tropicana from 10000 West to 10000 East.  Rainbow is Rainbow from 10000 North to 10000 South. This greatly simplifies […]

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WHERE DO I LIVE?!?Posted on Sep 05, 2017 by admin | Blog

A common problem for new drivers is they have been chauffeured around by their parents for the last ten years, so they spent all the car time staring into their phones, I-pads, or game machines. Young people used to ride bicycles everywhere and learned their streets, but that is uncommon in Las Vegas. Some have […]

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Transmission and BrakesPosted on Aug 25, 2017 by admin | Blog

TRANSMISSION All that power coming from the crankshaft goes to the wheels through the transmission, which is a set of gears, designed to either give you power, (low gears) or speed (high gears) Most cars have automatic transmissions which constantly shift up & down for you while you have it set on D for Drive. […]

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