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  • 5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid While Driving in the Snow

    Tuesday 20 February 2018

    Next time you need to drive in the snow, make sure you avoid these mistakes. All Tech Automotive found this article on How Stuff Works Auto. 5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid While Driving in the Snow 1. Thinking Your Four-wheel Drive Makes You Invincible While vehicles with four-wheel drive typically do perform better in snowy and icy driving conditions, the technology can backfire by giving drivers a false sense of safety. Four-wheel drive is used to send the specific amount of needed torq... read more

  • Quick Fix: Prevent Car Doors From Freezing With Cooking Spray

    Friday 16 February 2018

    Have you ever tried to get into your car after a snow storm and realized your car door has been frozen shut? This great article from the AllstateBlog has a great way to prevent this problem! Quick Fix: Prevent Car Doors From Freezing With Cooking Spray When dealing with the frigid temperatures of winter, there's not much worse than coming out to your car to find the doors frozen shut. According to Adam Savage's Tested, car doors freeze because water gets into the rubber seal around... read more

  • How to Keep from Spinning Out on Slick Roads

    Tuesday 06 February 2018

    If you've ever been in a car when it spins out, it can be a very scary experience. This article that we wanted to share with you comes from the Allstate Blog. How to Keep from Spinning Out on Slick Roads (And What to Do If It Happens) The cast of Ice Road Truckers knows everything about driving on icy road surfaces. If you think about it, it’s quite an accomplishment to haul one or more heavily loaded trailers through hundreds of miles of wintry conditions. And, if you’ve ever s... read more

  • Building Your Car’s Winter Emergency Kit

    Tuesday 30 January 2018

    All Tech Automotive wants you to be prepared this winter. This great article comes from the AllState.  Building Your Car’s Winter Emergency Kit Challenging winter weather is a fact of life for much of the country. Frigid temperatures, freezing rain, snow drifts and icy roads may all be part of your winter driving season. Imagine that you’re driving late at night, and there’s a major snowstorm. Or, maybe you have car trouble. Perhaps you slide off the road and get stuck. O... read more

  • How Seatbelts Work

    Tuesday 23 January 2018

    Have you ever wondered how common things work, like a seatbelt? This article we found comes from How Stuff Works: Auto.  How Seatbelts Work In a typical seatbelt system, the belt webbing is connected to a retractor mechanism. The central element is the retractor is a spool, which is attached to one end of the webbing. Inside the retractor, a spring applies a rotation force, or torque, to the pool. This works to rotate the spool so it winds up any loose webbing.  When you pull the web... read more