Drivers in the State of New Mexico are required to carry minimum liability insurance, but that doesn’t mean they all do. If you have the misfortune of getting into an accident with an uninsured driver, here’s what you need to do: Continue reading 5-Step Guide to Handling an Accident with an Uninsured Driver
Monsoon season is in full swing, and once it’s over, winter snowfall will be on its heels. So, there’s a lot of wet-weather driving in store for Albuquerque. If not navigated carefully, wet roads could lead you to our garage for collision repair. To keep you safe and your car undamaged, follow these driving tips: Continue reading Safe Driving Tips for Monsoon Season
There are few things more important to your driving safety than your brakes. So, there are few things more frightening than finding out that your brakes do not work while you’re driving. While brake failure will almost inevitably lead to some type of accident damage, you can increase the likelihood that you can walk away and that your car can be restored by knowing what to do.
Once you recognize that your brakes are not responding, your priority is to safely exit traffic and come to a stop. To help you do so: Continue reading What to Do If Your Brakes Stop Working
There’s more to being a good driver than the number of hours you’ve clocked behind the wheel. In fact, a lot of what it takes to be a good driver doesn’t even have to do with what you do behind the wheel, but more about the preparation you make and mindset you practice when hitting the road.
Driver’s training will teach you the rules of the road and help you develop the skills you need to operate a vehicle. But we’ve compiled some tips that will help make you a driver that enhances safety for everyone on the road.
3 Tips to Form Good Driving Habits Now
Local and national campaigns and personal experience tell you what not to do when you’re driving. So, being a good driver means creating and strengthening driving habits that help you avoid distractions and accidents, such as: Continue reading 6 Tips for Teen Drivers
Morning and evening Monday through Friday. If you’re driving in the Albuquerque metro area, you’re likely facing some stop-and-go spots. If you find that you’re spending a lot of time sitting still, you have some choices:
- Find a new route
- Learn to enjoy life at rolling speed
- Get increasingly frustrated
Option #3 is obviously a recipe for disaster. But we have some tips to facilitate a quicker route or adjust your attitude. Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts for Dealing with Heavy Traffic
Rear-end collisions are, probably, the most common type of auto accident in the US. Ever wonder why? Because drivers do not leave enough distance between the front of their car and the back of the car in front of them. Plain and simple.
There’s an easy way to remedy that problem and make yourself virtually incapable of causing a rear-end collision—always maintain a safe braking distance.
Factors Affecting Braking Distance
How much distance it takes to actually stop your car depends on four factors: Continue reading What Is a Safe Braking Distance?
Teen drivers have a bad reputation. Statistically, there are plenty of reasons why—teen drivers cause and are involved in more accidents than any other driving demographic.
But your age does not have to define your driving behavior. We have a few tips to make you a diamond in the rough—a safe teen driver.
Make “Don’t Text and Drive” a Habit
One reason teens are involved in so many accidents is because Continue reading #TeenDriverTips
Road rage is a sensitive topic in Albuquerque. It’s been two years since Lilly Garcia, a four-year-old was shot in a road rage incident, and for many, it’s well-past long enough to forget the dangers of road rage. We’re here to remind you.
Driving Is about Transportation, Not Ego
Perhaps the main point to remember to prevent road rage (in you or in another driver) is that Continue reading How to Avoid and Handle Road Rage
School’s back in full-swing, and you’ve probably noticed by the regular site of kids waiting for buses and safety-yellow-clad crossing guards blowing their whistles. With the return to school comes an increase of foot and pedal traffic…and a need to be more aware on the road. Continue reading Motorcycles, Bicycles and Pedestrians…Oh My!
Albuquerque may not be the biggest city, but it still poses some of the traffic and parking challenges of a big city. To optimize your fuel efficiency and ease into available parking, follow these city driving tips: Continue reading City Driving Tips