ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Chicago Illinois

July 24, 2022

When accidents occur in Chicago, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallets,... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

November 21, 2021

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Chicago Vehicle

April 11, 2021

Chicago drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Illinois come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Chicago area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of senso... More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

January 14, 2020

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... More

When You Hear the Crash in Chicago: What to Do After an Accident

April 28, 2019

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

October 28, 2018

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Chicago drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that ... More

Distracted Driving

May 23, 2018

When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Chicago Illinois

March 13, 2015

When accidents occur in Chicago, Illinois , the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and vital medical information. When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove co... More