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Young Drivers: What We Wish We Could Tell Our Younger Selves About Car Safety

Young Drivers: What We Wish We Could Tell Our Younger Selves About Car Safety

Photo by why kei on Unsplash   At the start of our driving journey, we have all made countless careless mistakes. Unfortunately, that’s just part of the process. The best teacher in life is experience. We can’t guarantee you that you won’t make many mistakes when you start driving. However, we can help you out by listing some of our biggest mistakes so that you can at least avoid them! Here’s some of what we had to learn the hard way as we grew: 1. Speeding is not worth it. Aggressive driving is unwelcomed on Tempe roads. Trust us when we say that we, too, don’t want to waste our time by waiting for the vehicle in front of us to speed up. However, if you are on a busy road, the wise decision would be to be patient and wait until you have enough visibility to pass the other driver. Speeding may be fun, but you shouldn’t do it.   2. Read more. Learning thoroughly about your vehicle a ... read more

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Hitting the Road in July

Hitting the Road in July

Photo by Thom Holmes on Unsplash   It’s July, and we all know what that means: traffic, heat, crowds, road trips, and all things Summer!  For some of us, the Summer of last year was slightly different as many stayed home instead of taking our usual vacation. With the lifting of more COVID-19 restrictions, and vaccinations taking place, this season has the makings of a great Summer.  With these road trips and vacations in mind, it is essential to prepare for travel. Here are a few things to consider:   Crowds: If you would like to focus on having a quieter and more relaxed trip, you should plan on traveling outside of peak holidays. Top attractions and spots typically tend to be busier on weekends. If you can ... read more

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Kick Those Tires (National Tire Month)

Kick Those Tires (National Tire Month)

Photo by Alin Surdu on Unsplash   Welcome to our June blog! In case you hadn’t heard, June is an important month for tire safety. National Safety Tire Week is from June 28 through July 4, just in time for most summer holiday travel. It’s a time for raising awareness of the issues that can come up with a worn or faulty tire.   As COVID-19 begins to shrink away and we begin to trust each other again, more and more people will be taking to the highways for trips out, as summer places and theme parks will begin reopening this year. If you’re going to a family reunion this year or take a much-needed vacation, be aware that the roads are once again filled with drivers who have the same idea, and while they may trus ... read more

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What Everyone Should Know About Changing a Flat Tire

What Everyone Should Know About Changing a Flat Tire

Photo by Denny Müller on Unsplash   Welcome to American Five Star Auto Repair & Transmission’s May Blog! With the start of May, spring is in full bloom, and we hope you’ve been able to enjoy some time outside before the summer sun hits. Today, we’re talking about what every driver should know about dealing with a flat tire on the road.   Sooner or later, a blow-out happens to all of us. The initial shock of it is traumatizing, and if you can’t get roadside assistance, it can be very distressing. That’s why it’s best to prepare for an incident with the knowledge of how to change a tire.   There are some guidelines to follow if you’ve never had to deal with a flat tire y ... read more

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