Brake Maintenance And Tips For Colorado Drivers

We know how much you all like heading up into the mountains based on how often we perform brake maintenance and change out brake pads at the shop! It’s a simple fact of Colorado life that brakes need more attention because they get a lot more use. 6 Top Brake Issues Brake warning lights. NEVER ignore…

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Tips For Winter Night Driving

Did You Know? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), traffic deaths are three times greater at night than during the day. Speeding is a common culprit in night time driving accidents and deaths. The graph below shows how dramatically reaction time, braking distance and stopping distance are changed by driving at night. The…

What You Should Know About Colorado’s New Restriction Codes To The Chain Law

Effective immediately, Colorado has adopted new restriction codes to the chain law for passenger vehicles, SUVs and small trucks when winter weather causes severe driving conditions. When CDOT (Colorado Department Of Transportation) determines conditions are adverse they may enforce  a “Code 15” or “Code 16” restriction. Cars on the road during Code 15 restrictions must have…

Sustainable Car Maintenance

Making simple changes to the way you drive and maintain your vehicle can lessen your car’s impact on the environment. Choosing a mechanic dedicated to can make a real difference as well. Here are 10 tips towards a more eco-friendly car: Maintenance Keeping your vehicle running at peak performance will reduce emissions, increase performance, extend…