Know The Basics
Most of us drive cars, but that doesn't mean we're all automotive experts. When it comes to caring for your car, though, it’s important to know some car basics. In fact, many car problems and emergencies can be prevented by keeping your car in tip-top shape. While Direct Auto & Life Insurance provides auto insurance coverage and roadside assistance to help you out in the event of an accident or unexpected breakdown, who doesn’t want to try and prevent car problems altogether?
It can be overwhelming to navigate all of the information about car care available on the Internet, especially if you don’t know where to begin. Ignorance is not bliss, however, so we’ve made it easier! Below, you’ll find links to some of the most practical information you’ll need to be an educated driver and car owner.
- Changing a Tire
- Gas Mileage Tips: Improving Fuel Economy
- Tire Care Tips: Choosing Tires, Filling Tires & Cleaning Tires
- Choosing and Changing Headlights, Taillights & Interior Lights
- Car Care Tips for Driving: Visibility
- Battery Car Care Tips: Maintaining and Replacing Your Car Battery
- Engine Car Care Tips: Maintaining Your Car Engine
- Car Care Tips for Brakes: Maintaining and Replacing Your Car Brakes
Preventative Maintenance is Key
The no-fail solution to automotive problems is avoiding them in the first place. The easiest way to do this? Regular and consistent car maintenance! By doing simple things like regularly checking your tire pressure and changing your oil, you can make sure your vehicle drives better, longer.
We're Here to Help
Don’t wait until you’re experiencing a problem to start learning about your trusty ride. Click on the links above to find tips for proper maintenance and prevention, plus what you’ll need to know in case you find yourself with a flat tire, broken headlight, or dead battery. The more you know about your car, the less intimidating its maintenance and repair will be!
Do you have questions about auto insurance? We’re here to help you with that, too! Feel free to contact us by phone at 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732) or visit a Direct Auto & Life location near you. Stop by and you'll see...at Direct Auto & Life, you can get the coverage you need, the services you want, and the respect you deserve, regardless of your driving history.