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Cold Weather Tips for Your Van

Frigid temperatures not only slow us down, but can slow our van and accessible equipment. For example, if you use a hydraulic wheelchair lift, you may have noticed that the colder the weather, the slower the lift reacts. The cold thickens the…
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How to Save Money on Car Maintenance

It is inconvenient and time consuming to schedule car maintenance, and we all tend to put it off. Don’t. Today's vehicles can easily surpass 200,000 miles with regular maintenance. Taking good care of them will save money in the long run…
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Dead Battery? No Need to Open the Hood

Dread that rattling noise the car makes when your battery has a hard time starting? You can get out the jumper cables, find someone with a car to help or call road service… or there are also other solutions. No cables required. No road service…
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Don’t Be Left on the Side of the Road: Summer Driving Tips

Independence Day (July 4) is the busiest day of the year for emergency roadside assistance calls and a reminder to “weatherize” your car. Summer heat and unexpected breakdowns are hard on seniors and those with disabilities. High summer…
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Tips on Saving Gas

The national average retail price of a gallon of regular gasoline in March 2011 was $3.63. In 2000 it was $1.60. Ouch! Did you know it's possible to improve fuel economy by 38% just by changing the way you drive and by maintaining your vehicle? Hypermilers…