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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Emergency Protocols

Emergency Protocols

Photo by by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay   Welcome to our May blog! This month, we wanted to talk about Emergency Protocols on your drive. With summer coming and more people out on the road, we hope you are doing your best to make driving safe for you and others.    We all know that flashing lights means that emergency vehicles are in the area. Those vehicles try to keep us safe and help people in trouble or stop people who are a danger to us on the road. It’s crucial that we know this and that we teach our kids this as they begin to approach the age where they are driving, too.   But it helps to remember that there are steps we can take both, as someone in an emergency situat ... read more

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How Long Do Shock Absorbers Last?

How Long Do Shock Absorbers Last?

Shock absorbers wear out over time. You should know when to replace your shock absorbers to maintain your car's performance and enhance its safety. Shock absorbers are part of the suspension system and act as a buffer to prevent vibrations from the road from reaching the body of your car. How Long Should Shock Absorbers Last? At the very least, shock absorbers should last for about four to five years. However, they can deteriorate quite fast if you drive in off-road conditions regularly. On the other hand, they can last as much as ten years if you only drive in smooth road conditions. You can also estimate when it is time to replace the shock absorbers by checking the distance covered since that last change. A good rule of the thumb is between 50,000 and 70,000 miles. If you regularly drive in off-road conditions, you may have to go with the lower cut-off mark. It is a good idea to have the shock absorbers inspected at least once a year to determine if they requ ... read more

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