Car Service Checklist

For most car owners, car maintenance isn’t intuitive. It takes some general knowledge of all the car parts that are susceptible to wear and tear. Every car is different as well, and your car may have very different needs depending on the model and your driving habits. That’s why the team at Gateway Ford Lincoln have created this car service checklist to give car owners an easy reference to save time, money, and to increase the lifespan of your automobile.

The Mystery of Potholes Explained

As a driver, you may have experienced the frustration of potholes in the roadways. And when they are not fixed, they can cause damage to your vehicle. Potholes develop because water seeps into a crack in the asphalt, and when the temperature changes, the water freezes and expands resulting in the breakdown of asphalt. Learn more about the mystery of potholes in this infographic.

DIY Car Repairs

When it comes to DIY car repairs, they can come off a little intimidating. However, there are several car repair projects anyone can do. From air filter replacement to the common oil change, there are a number of repairs to consider doing yourself before taking your vehicle in to the professionals. With the use of this helpful DIY car repairs guide, you’ll learn the timeline on when certain parts need to be replaced and more.

How Americans Commute

American commuting statistics can certainly be disheartening, with a large majority of workers in the United States having to rely on their cars to get to work. However, in some cities, the transportation situation is much better than in others. This infographic takes a look at the top cities across America with the highest percentages of walking, biking, and public-transportation-using workers

Around the World in the Most Popular Cars

Why do car models have different names in different countries? A lot of it has to do with appealing to the car trends and fashions unique to each location. Here is an infographic that compares car trends and popularity around the world, and the different brand and model names that exist in each country.

Phantom Traffic Jams: An Urban Mystery Exposed

An accident, construction or someone simply pulled over on the side of the road can all cause traffic congestion, especially during rush hour as commuters try to get home. However, there isn’t always a clear cut reason for a backed up highway, and sometimes there seems to be no reason at all. This phenomenon is known as a phantom traffic jam, and its an urban mystery that plagues most of the nation.

8 Things You Should Do After A Car Accident

With car accidents, vehicles and hospitalizations can be covered by insurance but the amount of time you need to recover and fatalities won’t. It is best to follow proper traffic regulations, wear your seatbelt, and avoid texting or intoxication when driving. Still, accidents could still occur if another party would be responsible which means that keeping yourself safe does not only benefit you but others as well.

Motorcycle Accidents: Facts You Should Know

Though motorcycles make up just 3% of vehicles on the road, motorcyclists account for 14% of fatal accidents. Motorcycle safety is a big deal. The following infographic shows just how dangerous motorcycles can be when drivers aren’t careful. It takes all of us paying attention — cars, trucks, and motorcyclists all together — to make the roads safe.

Winter Safety Tips: Survival Kit

With Winter’s becoming harsher all the time, staying safe on the roads is more important than ever. Jardine Motors Group has put together a checklist of useful items to carry in the winter, especially should you encounter any snow or ice.