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CARJACKINGS EPIDEMIC| What Would YOU Do?

Carjackings are becoming a pandemic and it’s not just happening in certain cities it’s happening everywhere, gas/charging stations in parking lots, and apartment complexes. We’re starting to see it more and more and you need to be aware of your situation of what’s going on around you. Here are some tips, carjackings, and some tips so this doesn’t happen to you!

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Watch Out for Potholes!

The very cold weather we’ve experienced this season, mixed with a few warm days, has really taken a toll on our roadways. Some of the potholes on the road are already like craters on the moon, while other are getting larger every day that traffic drives right through them. As the potholes grow, the damage to your vehicle becomes a safety risk and can take a chunk out of your wallet.

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Top 4 Causes Of Summer Car Breakdowns

Top 4 Causes Of Summer Car Breakdowns

It’s common to get busy and put off car maintenance (we’ve all been there)—but preventing minor issues from becoming major car trouble is easier and less expensive than you think. In fact, proper car care can save you up to $1,200 a year in emergency repairs, says automotive expert Lauren Fix. Here are her tips for bypassing the most common warm weather car issues without breaking a sweat.

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What Does It Mean to Be Car Care Aware?

What Does It Mean to Be Car Care Aware?

Car care can be intimidating when you aren’t familiar with your car’s parts and systems, but when you know the right questions to ask, it puts you in the driver’s seat. Be Car Care Aware has developed the resources needed to empower you when it comes to maintenance decisions, along with top care tips. So, how can you Be Car Care Aware?

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Parking Lots Become Danger Zones at Holliday Time

Drivers on Naughty List as Parking Lots Become Danger Zones at Holiday Time!

This past holiday season, malls provided one-stop shopping for more than the ordinary patrons. Thieves, panhandlers, drive-by purse snatchers, car robbers and other such predators can always find almost anything they want in the extensive parking lots surrounding the malls. Read some handy car tips and tricks for staying safe by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach!

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Steer Clear of Deer! 5 Tips for Avoiding Animal-Car Collisions This Fall

Fall is a scenic time of year, but safe driving in autumn involves more than taking in the sights; it includes being mindful of the wildlife populations in your area. In fact, 4 out of 10 animal-vehicle collisions occur between October and December, due to mating, migration, and hunting seasons.

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Shelby Fix, Car Coach 2.0 on the Teen Driving BMW Tour

BMW Teen Driving – Highlighting the dangers of distracted driving

It’s no surprise that teens have the highest crash rate of any group in the United States. According to AAA, about 963,000 drivers aged 16 to19 were involved in police-reported crashes in 2013, resulting in 383,000 injuries and 2,865 deaths. The Car Coach 2.0, Shelby Fix, and BMW professional driving instructor and motorsport competitor, Kevin York, are available to provide safety tips for parents and their teen drivers.

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Feds Failed to Protect Public From Faulty Air Bags

Lauren Fix, “The Car Coach,” joined Ed Berliner on “MidPoint” on Newsmax TV Wednesday to discuss the news about the Takata air-bag explosions that have allegedly critically injured and killed Honda drivers.
Fix puts a lot of the blame on the lack of oversight by the federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Lauren Fix on 2 Wheels: A Glimpse into getting a Motorcycle License

 by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® I just got my motorcycle license! It was one of those things that I went back and forth about because the only way it would ever happen was to take a motorcycle safety and training course.
 So Paul, my husband, and I took the Ride with a P.R.I.D.E. class

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