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5 Reasons Why Good Visibility Helps You Stay Safe

5 Reasons Why Good Visibility Helps You Stay Safe

Welcome to Jeff’s Automotive and our April blog! Visibility is desperately important to a driver. Good visibility keeps you safe on your travels and can be the difference between an accident and a safe trip. Dirty window glass, cracked windshields, obstructing objects, tinted glass at night-- these things make seeing through your window difficult. Here are some of the critical reasons why good visibility keeps you safe: It allows other drivers to see you. We can take clues from another driver by their eyes, what direction they are looking at, and what we see them doing in a crisis If you can’t see another driver due to visibility being poor.  It allows you to see other drivers. The reverse is true; you are picking up body language in other drivers. When these clues are removed, the road becomes even more unpredictable. It allows you to see the road itself. Broken furniture, unannounced speed bumps, potholes, oil slicks-- these are things that you can avoid with en ... read more

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What are the Signs of Worn Shocks and Struts?

What are the Signs of Worn Shocks and Struts?

Shocks and struts are on your vehicle to help stabilize the movements your vehicle makes. They are in place to help control your vehicle whenever you turn, accelerate, brake, or whenever you are traveling on an uneven surface in the road. Whenever you have worn shocks and struts and can be a huge issue and will result in your having a bad ride. When they are worn you are also in danger of being unsafe. Your vehicle will send off warning signs whenever your shocks and struts are worn. Here are the signs that you can be on the lookout for to know this may be an issue soon. There are many things that can cause your shocks and struts to become worn. Here are seven warning signs that your shocks and struts are to that point. Unsteadiness highway speeds. If you feel as if your vehicle doesn't feel totally stable while you're on the highway and it is always moving up and down, this is a sign.   If your vehicle tips to one side whenever you are making a turn, this is another ... read more