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Giving Thanks to Your Vehicle

Giving Thanks to Your Vehicle

By Adobe Photo Stock   Why it's Important to Give Thanks to Your Vehicle In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, we want to take this month to highlight a family member that rarely gets the attention they deserve. Our vehicles! The steadfast steeds who keep us moving, keep the family unit spinning, and bring us to and from our dreams & ambitions.   From the first time you drove it off the lot, your vehicle has been with you through thick and thin. It's carried you through work, school, road trips, and cross-country adventures. It's been a trusty companion, and it's seen you through some of the best and worst times of your life.   This Thanksgiving, take a moment to reflect on all the good times you've had with your vehicle and give thanks for all the memories you've made together.    Giving Thanks For Your Vehicle Keeps It Running Strong Much like how appreciated employees work harder, giving thanks to your vehicle can ac ... read more

How to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Rainy Roads in the California Central Valley

How to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Rainy Roads in the California Central Valley

By Jittawin.21   Tips for Driving in the Central Valley Rain It's that time of year again! The days are getting shorter, the weather is cooling off, and we see more rain in the forecast. Here in the California Central Valley, we don't get a lot of rain, so when it does come, it can be a bit of a shock to our systems and cars.    If you want to prepare for the next few months of potentially wet weather, you can do a few things to get your vehicle ready. In this blog post, we'll discuss tips on getting your car ready for rainy roads. Keep reading to learn more!   Tip #1: Check Your Tires  One of the most important things you can do to prepare your car for wet weather is to ensure your tires are in good condition. In particular, you'll want to check the tread depth and tire pressure.    The tread depth is important because it provides traction between your tires and the road. If the tread depth is too low, your car will have tro ... read more

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4 Must-Do Road Trips Out of Turlock, CA

4 Must-Do Road Trips Out of Turlock, CA

Photo by Nathan Moore   September is road trip season The weather is finally taking a turn for the better as the California Central Valley heat takes a dip. This marks the perfect time of the year to take a road trip or start planning your next!   Turlock, CA, sits nestled in the heart of California's Central Valley, making it the perfect starting point for a road trip. Visitors and locals alike looking for road trip ideas will find no shortage of destinations within a few hours' drive of Turlock, CA!   4 road trip destinations near Turlock, CA Here are four must-do road trips out of Turlock:   Highway 1 to Big Sur - Highway 1 is one of the most iconic roads in California, and the drive from Turlock to Big Sur is one of the most scenic in the state. The route winds along the coast, offering breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Visitors can stop at Pfeiffer Beach for a beach hike or take a detour to Hearst Castle. Yosemite National Park - Just ... read more

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Preparing Our New Drivers For The Road

Preparing Our New Drivers For The Road

Photo by Ronan Furuta on Unsplash   Preparing Our New Drivers For The Road As new drivers hit the road, it's important to prepare them for their newfound freedoms safely. They need to know how to handle basic auto maintenance and repairs, as well as how to stay safe on the roads. This is an exciting time in a new driver's life, so let's help them get started!   Turlock, CA, has its own set of road hazards that new drivers should be aware of. Agricultural dust and debris make driving conditions dangerous at times; it also complicates your basic vehicle maintenance. Here are a few things new drivers should keep in mind:   Watch out for the things when you first start driving! Watch for potholes, and othe ... read more

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3 Summertime Spotify Playlists for Your Next Road Trip

3 Summertime Spotify Playlists for Your Next Road Trip

Photo by Fredrick Lee on Unsplash   What's On Your Road Trip Playlist? We all love the scene in the movie where the passenger tosses their legs out the passenger side window, leans their seat back, and cranks up the music. Road trips, day trips, and summer lake days are the nostalgia fuel we crave. The California Central Valley abounds with lakes, rivers, mountains, and hiking trails to suit everyone's particular tastes. Find the right playlist and the right crew, and you are on your way to making memories.   What's your favorite road trip playlist? Do you like classic road trip fuel by Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Bob Seger? Or maybe you have kids, and they want to listen to the latest radio hits as you try desperately to drown ... read more

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Time to Check Your Tires

Time to Check Your Tires

Photo by Frank Albrecht on Unsplash   Summer Is Just Around The Corner; Time To Check Your Tires! As we say goodbye to the bitter sting of the winter months and the cold, wet, and muddy roads leave us behind for a time, now is a good time to look to the health of your tires. How did your tires do with all the rough and cold conditions? Summertime is almost here, which means road trips, lake days, and day trips to Yosemite.   Nothing puts a stop to the family fun like a flat tire, or worse, a blowout! There is a difference, btw. A flat tire results from slow tire-pressure loss over a given period of time, leading to your tire looking deflated. On the other hand, a blowout is a sudden explosive moment where your tire actually burst ... read more

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