Category: Driving Tips

Signs of Your Alternator Going Bad

The alternator of your car helps your battery generate electricity, and without it you won’t have enough to run your car. So if you notice signs of your alternator going bad, it’s important to get the problem checked and fixed before you completely lose power. Because the alternator controls your car’s electric components, they may…


How to Prepare for a Family Road Trip

We all know the basics when it comes to packing for vacation. Obviously, when planning a family road trip, you’ll remember to load up suitcases with different clothing, hygiene products, maybe some pool toys depending on if you plan on going somewhere with water, or maybe camping gear if that’s your style. Either way, there…


Spring Car Care Tips

The spring season is finally here and with it comes warmer weather! Winter is a cruel season to say the least and it can do a number on your car. Luckily for you, getting your car ready for the warmer weather is a cinch! Here are a couple of quick car care tips from Roger…


How to Fix a Car Dent

Try as you might, avoiding all damage to your car simply isn’t possible. Dents are one of the biggest fears for most drivers. Often received in parking lots, dents can be an unsightly blemish on an otherwise pristine car. Luckily for you, dents can be removed in your garage. Here’s a few easy ways to…


What to Do When Your Car Is Stuck in Mud

Whether you’re finally about to arrive at your destination or are about to leave the house for work–there’s nothing more frustrating than realizing that you car is stuck in mud. Even if you don’t regularly park your car outdoors, this can also easily happen when off-roading or if you’re headed someplace new. That’s why the…


This Winter, Prepare for Black Ice as Well as Snow

All drivers know that winter weather can cause hazardous road conditions, thanks to snow and ice–but not everyone is aware of the most insidious winter hazard: black ice. This phenomenon occurs quickly, shortly after it begins to rain or snow. It’s happened to all of us: you do your best to leave the house when…


Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of the year for travel. Traffic jams, transportation delays, and making plans in general can be a headache. We won’t even get into booking a flight around Thanksgiving either (not yet anyway). Take these Thanksgiving travel tips from us here at Roger Williams CDJR so you can spend…