National Work Zone Awareness Week

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According to PennDOT, March 23-27 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. This is perfect timing, as the weather gets warmer and “construction season” begins. PennDOT and various traffic control companies are asking motorists to remember the laws when driving through … Continue reading

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Car Batteries Failing in 2015 Cold Weather

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While you might be wearing layers to leave the house, your car sits in your driveway unprotected from the freezing temperatures. With recent weather being in the single digits, AAA Mid-Atlantic responded to a record number of emergency assistance calls, most due to battery … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Auto Show 2015

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This weekend marks the beginning of the annual Philadelphia International Auto Show, running Saturday, January 31st to Sunday, February 8th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. As usual, this week-long show offers displays of over 700 vehicles, opportunities for ride and … Continue reading

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Blind Spot Monitoring Not Completely Reliable


Nearly three fourths of vehicles in 2014 offered some type of blind spot assistance, while at least half offered lane departure warnings. Consumers are purchasing vehicles for the promise of improved safety, but we have to question just how well … Continue reading

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More Than a Half Million Philadelphians Will Travel for Thanksgiving


According to AAA, the roads will be packed with Thanksgiving travelers next week. They’re estimating that roughly half million Philadelphia-area residents will travel 50 miles or more over the holiday weekend — that’s the highest number since 2007. AAA is … Continue reading

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West Chester Parking Gets a Makeover

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With just about all parking regulated by street meters, parking garages, or residential permits, parking in West Chester can be pretty tough, and expensive. However, new programs are being implemented to improve the parking department’s rep. Parking App Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Avoid Expensive Auto Repair


Auto repairs are pretty much unavoidable — and we know that better than anyone! However, every repair doesn’t have to break the bank. That is, if you follow some simple tips throughout the year. Initially, this may not sound like … Continue reading

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August: The Best Month for Car Buying


For many years, we’ve heard rumors that it’s smartest to wait until the end of the year to purchase a vehicle. This makes sense, as dealerships are full of next year’s models by this point. However, new data from TrueCar … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars — Blessing or Curse?


Google is transforming a futuristic idea into a real world invention. The innovation giant is collaborating with some big automotive names to develop self driving cars. They will have better GPS, cameras, and be better able to avoid collisions than … Continue reading

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Preventative Maintenance for Summer


This winter was a tough one on your vehicle. With all of snow and rain, your vehicle has been through a lot. First thing you should do is have the underside of your vehicle washed off. All of the salt … Continue reading

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