Your car’s tires are among the most expensive vehicle-maintenance items you’ll have to cover. Tires are also among the most important safety features. Most of us would never dream of getting behind the wheel without buckling our seat belts. And in many cases, people make car buying decisions based on the availability of front- and…

tire pressure

Every time I drive my car, I always see people driving on under-inflated tires.  They’re typically older vehicles (pre-2007) that are likely not equipped with a tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS).  I try my best to alert the driver, but traffic congestion can make that difficult. Honking at someone to get his or her attention will likely…

5 Fuel Economy Tips, from Openbay

The price of gas used to be a relatively negligible expense. Cheap gas, along with stunning landscapes, has contributed to the popularity of the great American road trip. Whether you’re motivated by fluctuating gas prices or by the environment, it pays to understand ways to increase your fuel economy. Here are some tips to help, short of…