Top Things Parents Must Consider Before Purchasing A Family Car

"Parents weigh many important factors when they consider their family car, but it seems that bigger capacity is one of the best indicators for overall satisfaction especially as kids grow up," said CarGurus editor Malt Smith. The car search company did research whereby 21% of sedan owners reported that their car did not meet their family needs. On the other hand, only 7% of SUV and minivan owners were unhappy with their choice of vehicle. The research also found out that the family activities … [Read more...]

How Peer Pressure Can Play A Role In Your Teen’s Driving

Parenthood is full of joy, but it’s never free from worry when it comes to the safety of our children. If you have a newly licensed teen driver in your household, it can be an exciting time and another step to becoming more independent, but as a parent, it may be hard to hand over the keys and let them drive away on their own. Even if you don’t have a teen driver in your household, you may have a teenaged babysitter who helps you out by picking up your kids from school or other … [Read more...]

Is Your Brand New Vehicle a Lemon? Warning Signs and What You Can Do About It

When you purchase a brand new vehicle, you are in fact purchasing peace of mind in a sense. A brand new car means you won’t have any mechanical issues to worry about, the body is in great shape and free of rust or other signs of wear and damage, and you know that the car itself will be reliable. Because vehicles aren’t cheap, it’s usually a pretty big investment to buy one, and often you’re looking at monthly payments for many years to come. Royalty Free Photo So, what happens when the brand … [Read more...]

What to Do in a Car Lockout

No matter how dreadful it is to lock your car key in, it remains a reality. No one would want such an incident to happen, but at one time, you may become a victim of the circumstance. Now the question is, what should you do to overcome this awful scenario? In this article, we have highlighted some of the possible ways that can help you overcome such scenes. When you find yourself in such a situation, just calm down and think of the best way to unlock it without causing any problem. Having … [Read more...]

How an Attorney Helps in a Car Accident Case

For car accidents having serious or long-term injuries, individuals usually have to resort to hiring an attorney to get the most suitable result. A car accident carries with it a horde of inquiries. Who is to blame? Who pays for the car damage? Who will pay for medical expenses? Will the compensation be made for pain and suffering? Will the insurance company repay for lost wages? To handle such issues, an experienced car accident attorney is extremely helpful to negotiate the tumultuous and … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Your Vehicle

If you saw my post earlier this week about Spring Cleaning the outside of your home, you will probably like this post.  Today I will be talking about cleaning your car.  If you are spring cleaning, you might as well do your car as well!  I know I always feel better when my car is clean and ready to go for warmer weather.  Here are a few tips of things you can do to prepare for warmer days so you can roll that window down and enjoy yourself during rides: De-clutter your car - The first step, … [Read more...]

Scion’s Line of Cars

As I wrote about earlier today, we are looking into getting a newer car within the next year or so.  Price, safety, design, year, and quite a few other factors go into our decision, as they all do in everyone's decision when getting a new car. A friend of mine recently got a Scion.  I have seen Scion's around the city, but I honestly could not tell you one model of Scion.  After seeing my friend's Scion (which is a Scion iQ, just so you know) I figured I would get online and look them up.  I … [Read more...]

Toyota Venza Crossover – Possibility For Our Family

If you read my post last week about my dad getting  a Toyota, you will find that he is really happy with the fact that he switched over to Toyota from another make of car (I won't mention which one).  My husband and I are planning on buying another car in the next year or so.  We are working on our credit to build it up to hopefully get a newer model car in the next year or so.  One of our first options is a Toyota, of course, since they have such a good track record with lasting awhile with … [Read more...]